Are You Overindulging Your Child? Here’s How To Stop

No parent wants their child to struggle or experience disappointment, and it’s natural to want your child to be happy. That natural desire can lead to parents overindulging their kids. According to The Village‘s Kelly Olson, overindulgence is satisfying your child’s wishes to an extreme extent. Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Kelly Olson says parents need to set…
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Not to care for him, but care about him

Here’s Why Nancy Is Going To Run For Recovery

Nancy’s son was an alcoholic. She tried to fix it. She tried to hide it. She realized he had to hit rock bottom before he could get help. When that day came, Nancy and her son both found the help and healing they needed at First Step Recovery in Fargo. First Step, a program of The…
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After Divorce, Disease & Death: How In-Home Family Therapy Led A Minot Family Out Of Chaos

Often The Village comes into people’s lives at some of their lowest moments. For one Minot family, divorce, parental estrangement, medical issues and a death had thrown them into a tailspin. Shannon* struggled with her two sons’ behaviors and to establish healthy boundaries with her parents. She never felt like counseling helped, until she started…
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Tips To Make Your Next Family Vacation A Reality

Summer is the season for the family vacation. Whether it’s a trip-of-a-lifetime to a far-off destination or an afternoon spent frolicking on a nearby beach, vacations rejuvenate the soul and revitalize relationships. Routines dominate our everyday lives. Vacations can force us to put down our schedules and spend time together in different ways. They remind…
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The Village Earns 2016 Big Brothers Big Sisters Of America Quality Award

FARGO – The Village Family Service Center is proud to announce that the Big Brothers Big Sisters Nationwide Leadership Council recognized Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Village with a 2016 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Quality Award. Big Brothers Big Sisters is in its 51st year of serving Fargo-Moorhead’s children. “I am so…
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