Single Parenting in the Summer

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During the school year it can be difficult enough for single parents to keep kids cared for and out of trouble, but when summer arrives and school activities are no longer available, the challenge becomes even more complicated. Many single parents are left with the dilemma of being happy about extra time with their children […]

Kindergarten Readiness

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This checklist is a very brief outline of skills that are needed by most children as they begin a structured school environment, such as kindergarten. If you have concerns about whether or not your child is ready for the kind of learning that kindergarten provides, talk with some of his or her potential teachers. Ask […]

Sibling Rivalry

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Any family that has more than one child has experienced some form of sibling rivalry. It can be one of the most challenging aspects of parenting. There are simple things parents can do to minimize this often disruptive and emotionally painful aspect of child rearing. Dr. Nightingale spoke on, “From Sibling Rivalry to Sibling Cooperation” […]

About Dr. Lois Nightingale

Posted on Posted in Alcohol/Addiction, Anger, Anxiety Disorders, CBT, Depression, Divorce, EMDR, Parenting, Postpartum Issues, Relationships, Therapy, Tolerance/Compassion, Work Stress/Anxiety

             Dr. Lois Nightingale is one of the very few psychotherapists licensed both as a Clinical Psychologist and as a Marriage, Family and Child Counselor. This means she holds both a masters degree and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, has completed the thousands of hours internship requirements for each therapeutic specialty […]