Sissy Goff

Sissy Goff is Director of Child and Adolescent Counseling at Daystar Counseling Ministries in Nashville, Tenn. She has authored/co-authored nine books including Raising Girls, Intentional Parenting and Taming the Technology Monster. Sissy is a sought-after speaker for parenting and teacher training events around the nation, and a frequent guest and contributor to several media shows and publications. Learn more about Sissy and follow her work at her blog, raisingboysandgirls.com.

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Friendship Factor: Making and Keeping Friends

Help your teen develop the skills needed to make and keep friends

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Do Your Kids Know How to Handle Their Emotions?

The emotional health of children in our culture may be declining. Here’s what you can do for your kids.

Leading Your Child Through Emotional Milestones (Part 2 of 2)

You mark your child’s physical and developmental milestones, but how can you measure their feelings? Counselors Sissy Goff and David Thomas discuss children’s emotional milestones – like emotional vocabulary, perspective, and empathy – and offer practical advice for how parents can help cultivate these milestones. (Part 2 of 2)

Leading Your Child Through Emotional Milestones (Part 1 of 2)

You mark your child’s physical and developmental milestones, but how can you measure their feelings? Counselors Sissy Goff and David Thomas discuss children’s emotional milestones – like emotional vocabulary, perspective, and empathy – and offer practical advice for how parents can help cultivate these milestones. (Part 1 of 2)

Can a Parent Expect Respect?

Learn more about building a respectful relationship with your teen.

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