Category: Relationship Building

Fun Summer Game for Trips- Would You Rather?

Parents often complain that their tweens and teens don’t talk to them. Often, parents also struggle to get their kids to spend quality time together. With summer around the corner, family trips might include long car or airplane rides. This...

Actividad: Expresar Las Emociones Con Niños

Recientemente parece que más y más padres reportan que sus hijos demuestran tristeza, ansiedad, y/o enojo. Aunque los detalles de cada familia son diferentes, muchas de estas familias tienen dificultad en saber platicar con sus hijos sobre sus emociones. A...

Book Review: The 5 Love Languages

The 5 Love Languages book is a great tool professionally and personally. I first came across The 5 Love Languages book while researching practical books to use with couples in therapy. I have since used this book with many adults, including individuals...

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Family Fun: Camping

In April, we posted about days that National Parks offer free admission. Then in May, we shared ways that you can get active, in honor of Physical Fitness and Sports Month.  Camping is a great way to enjoy physical activity,...

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Effective Couples Communication

Communication is the way we exchange thoughts and information. This is often done by taking, writing, or through our behavior. Effective communication with others is an important life skill. At Learning Dynamics, we believe understanding is important in effective communication....

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Book Review: When Mommy Was Mad

I first came across this book at a library on a quest to find healing books that families can use for free. While there may be some exceptions, I mostly use this book with children ages 5-7.  Author & Illustrator: Lynne...

Kiss and Make Up Day

Relationships are not easy. We all experience conflict and fights with loved ones. Whether you had an argument with a partner, friend, child, or family member, Kiss and Make Up Day is a reminder to make amends. Relationships are important. Whether...

Quickie Couple Communication Technique

Adulting is time-consuming. Whether it be the daily grind of the job, children and related responsibilities, meeting other family demands, or just trying to get a workout in, our lives are in constant motion. It can be challenging, especially for...