1 month ago

This picture was taken in the early morning. You know, after a long dark, cold night. The kind that you wake up feeling chilled from, and despite knowing that as much as you want to get warmer, you ... See more

1 month ago
Here's a helpful infographic on the many risks of helicopter parenting

Don't want to mess up? Worried about your child's welfare? Can't stand to see your toddler cry? These are the concerns of almost every parent I know (and myself!). We want our kids to succeed and ... See more

Did you know 30 percent of job recruiters have had a parent submit a résumé for their child? Or that girls tend to be helicoptered more than boys?

1 month ago
3 Mindful Things to Do to Start Your Day - Mindful

School is upon us. With the added pressure of waking up and getting out the door, how are you at starting your day? Why not take the first few moments that you're awake and attempt to orient ... See more

A little gentleness and taking a few moments to pay attention to the body can have a strong impact on how the rest of the day unfolds.

2 months ago

Sometimes life just feels difficult. Either we feel crushed against an unforgiving shore... swept out to sea... or just simply stranded at the bottom of a cliff that is too difficult to climb. I ... See more

2 months ago
9 Ways ADHD Breaks My Heart Every Day

Does this sound like you? "Somedays, I am my own sadness. Other times, my loved ones stab my heart — often without realizing it or intending to. As a defense mechanism, I’ve trained myself to ... See more

Somedays, I am my own sadness. Other times, my loved ones stab my heart — often without realizing it or intending to. As a defense mechanism, I’ve trained myself to laugh or shrug or make a ... See more

2 months ago
How to Ruin Your Relationship With Your Teenager

With as emotional as your teenager is, is it that surprising to think that when you respond to them in critical ways or advise them without prompt or shut them down that they will back away from you? ... See more

One evening my sons came home with the same exclamation, "It's amazing how many kids hate their parents!" We talked for an hour or so about why.

2 months ago

Ever feel like you're on high alert all the time? Your thoughts racing around in your head and constantly looking over your shoulder? The good news is that you can seek comfort by grounding ... See more

2 months ago

Often we are surrounded by things coming at us from every side. If we just sit there and wait, it's likely that we may get washed away or overwhelmed by where we are. Ironically, we come equipped ... See more

2 months ago

Sometimes when you stand at the top of a mountain, you look around and see that you are not alone in the world, but instead surrounded by thousands of other mountain tops. Other times we might feel ... See more

2 months ago
How your relationship with your kid influences their behavior

It's tough being a parent. We have jobs to manage, bills, a household and a million other things that occupy and take up our time. Often this leads parents to feeling run down and overwhelmed. How ... See more

When adults place an emphasis on a strong relational foundation, it opens up the possibility for magic.

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