Welcome to the Sweitzer Counseling blog. Here you’ll find strategies to navigate the challenges we face as individuals, partners, and parents. Enjoy…and let me know if there’s a topic you would like me to cover in the future. 

Nurturing Children: 4 Practical Parenting Strategies

Nurturing Children: 4 Practical Parenting Strategies

“We See You” – The Essence of Nurturing Children “Sawubona” (sah-woo-BONE-ah)  is a South African Zulu tribe’s greeting. It's their version of “Hello, how are you?” Sawubona literally means, “We see you,” not only me but also my lineage – the people who came...

Name It to Tame It: Learn to Parent with Empathy

Take a moment to think about the characteristics of your relationship with your child. Do you face power struggles or feelings of powerlessness? Do you try to fix things for your child, or do you ask them to “use their words” only to find them incapable of doing so?...