Mom Is Only Part of My Identity

Mom Is Only Part of My Identity

I always wanted to be a mother and it was such a gift. My children are now 17 and 14, and I have loved every stage. They haven’t all been easy, but being a Mom was who I was meant to be, but that is not ALL I am. I am a wife, a creative, a writer, and author, a...
Parenthood, School and Work!

Parenthood, School and Work!

Our lives are not simple. We are doing more, learning more, choosing what works best for us, not society. It was a pleasure to be asked to talk about how stress, transitions, and being a parent affects how we respond to our children and our lives. Simone Gavros, a...
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...
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...