My Word of the Year!

My Word of the Year!

What is a word of the year? How do you pick one? Do you need to pick just one? Here is my take on the word of the year. It doesn’t need to be one word, why not have more than one? Do what feels best for you! Write a letter to yourself. Don’t think just...
Do You Apologize for Your Emotions?

Do You Apologize for Your Emotions?

When you start to cry do you automatically apologize? It’s how many people respond because it’s what we have been taught. To protect other people’s feelings. To keep your tears for behind closed doors. Emotions are a sign of weakness and you will be...
Parenting is Hard

Parenting is Hard

When you are parenting little people you just want to love and protect them. As they grow older the problems get harder. Each child’s struggles are different. We as parents can relate to some of their pain, it could trigger our own past bad experiences. When I...
Understanding Your ADHD Child/Teen

Understanding Your ADHD Child/Teen

Having a child with ADHD can be quite a struggle as parents we want to do what’s best for our child but understanding ADHD is really the first step. I have worked with so many children and parents through my 20-year career and is ADHD one of the things that I...
Tips to Make School a Fun Experience

Tips to Make School a Fun Experience

Going back to school is a really exciting time because you get to see your friends, you get to learn and back on a routine! It’s not always fun for our children. This has been an odd year and they have different things that have gone on for them.  What’s going...
Getting Back to School with Ease

Getting Back to School with Ease

it’s been a long time since we were at school change is hard.  Keep that in mind.  The anxiety is normal.  Change is anxiety-provoking, even when it’s for something possible.  As an adult did you have a new job you were super excited about?  Were you nervous about...
Are You Doing it ALL?

Are You Doing it ALL?

You do not have to do it all and that is why my group is called Overworked to Overjoyed: because you don’t have to do it all, click the link to join our free community of parents (I go live once a week answering our questions)...
Self-Compassion is The Key to True Fulfillment

Self-Compassion is The Key to True Fulfillment

In life we have a choice. We can choose happiness or focus on the negative. The path to true fulfillment starts with us. You cannot look to others to feel true happiness. The first step is to give yourself self-compassion. Validate your efforts, your struggles and...