Kara Smith, MS

Kara Smith, MS

I am thrilled to be joining Lindsey Hoskins & Associates the second week of August.  I am a licensed marriage and family therapist, and I have been helping families, couples, and individuals improve their relationships for over twelve...

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Friendly Parenting

There’s no doubt that being a parent to a child of any age is one of the most difficult (yet rewarding!) and important roles that one can play in their family. As a parent one must make a multitude of … Continue reading →

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Managing Temper Tantrums

This week I was asked to contribute to a piece about managing temper tantrums in young children, and I thought a post here might also be helpful to our readers. Temper tantrums are one of those just-get-through-it aspects of parenting &hellip...

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Staying Connected After Baby

Staying Connected After Baby

Many of our couple therapy clients report having a hard time maintaining a close connection with each other after welcoming a new baby into the family. It makes sense, right? Here is a tiny new person who demands attention around &hellip...

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Priorities

Priorities

It’s hard to hear that word (priorities) without it taking on a slightly harsh disciplinary tone that’s eerily similar to the one your parents used when you knew there was a lecture coming. Setting priorities for yourself and your life &hellip...

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Talking with Kids about Race

Talking with Kids about Race

Earlier this week, a colleague of mine posted a link to an article called Teaching Tolerance: How White Parents should Talk to their Young Kids about Race. The author, Melinda Wenner Moyer, reports on her own investigation of this important...

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