Michelle Blessing

Michelle Blessing

Michelle Blessing is a freelance writer who specializes in parenting and mental health topics. She has nearly 20 years' experience in the field through her work as a parent educator, therapeutic support staff and clinical therapist.

Education Credentials

Michelle holds a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Psychology with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis from Kaplan University. She has also been a member of Autism Speaks U.

Family Topics Experience

Michelle has worked with babies and children for nearly two decades. She has worked in schools, in the community, and in homes assisting parents and children with a variety of issues. She has taught parenting education classes to both adults and teen moms, with topics ranging from child development to budgeting and anger management. As a parent, Michelle is familiar with the day-to-day parenting dilemmas faced by many. She writes from both a personal and professional perspective on family and child issues.

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Most Recent Contributions by Michelle Blessing

Best Methods for Child Discipline

The first step in establishing a discipline program is to understand what discipline is-- and what it isn't. A parent's job is to guide her ... Read More

Parent-Teacher Conference Tips

Parent-teacher conferences are an important step in building the bridge between home and school to ensure the highest quality of education f ... Read More

Rett Syndrome

Rett syndrome is a neurological condition classified in the autism spectrum disorders. An Austrian physician, Dr. Andreas Rett, identified t ... Read More

Types of Family Structures

Family structure has changed dramatically over the last 50 years. The "Leave it to Beaver" family is no longer the standard, and several var ... Read More

What Is Considered Immediate Family?

Sometimes known as first-degree relatives, your immediate family are those who are part of your everyday life. However, some workplaces may ... Read More

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