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4/4/2017
Child sleeping with teddy bear.
By Kelly Olson, MS, LMFT | The Village Family Service Center Kids are like angels when they're asleep, but sometimes it can be a devil to get them to drift off to dreamland. Here are 15 tips to make sure your child gets his or her 40 winks. Routine. Have...
3/30/2017
Couple holding hands
By Kelly Olson, MS, LMFT | The Village Family Service Center It seems like yesterday they were holding your hand across the street. Now your son or daughter is a teenager. They’re interested in dating, which you know can mean more than just holding someone else’s hand … It’s difficult...
3/29/2017
Photo of Apollo, a child who came to The Village for therapy.
Apollo is a smart little guy, but was struggling at daycare. His parents didn't understand what was going on. They found help at The Village in St. Cloud . Apollo was diagnosed with sensory perception disorder, and his parents are learning how to help him. This is their story: If...
3/28/2017
Bride and groom cake figures looking dissatisfied with one another.
Couples today may experience less satisfaction in their marriage as compared to their parents, research shows. One report indicated a 42 percent dip in satisfaction! One factor may be related to having kids later in life, and feeling more social pressure to provide the best of everything. However, some research...
3/27/2017
Scissors cutting piece of paper with the word "tax" on it.
(Note: This blog post was originally published March 12, 2014) A National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) online poll revealed that a strong majority of respondents intentionally plan to receive a federal income tax refund. “The findings suggest that receiving an income tax refund has become standard operating procedure for...