The other night my 12-year-old son woke me FOUR times in the night. At 4 a.m. , when he last appeared in my doorway, I believe I said “WTF? Are you for real here? You are making me crazy!!” Not so mindful or thoughtful. I was just exhausted and frustrated. I marched him back to his room and collapsed on his bed only to get up at 6 a.m. to get all three kids ready for school.
“Your believes become your thoughts,Your thoughts become your words,Your words become your actions,Your actions become your habits,Your habits become your values,Your values become your destiny.”- Gandhi ...more
Tragic events happen in the world every day and with today's age of information technology images and reports are readily available on television and social media. Twenty first graders were killed by a gunman in their classroom and now their faces are posted all over Facebook, Instagram and the local and national news. It's on the radio. It's what we are talking about in public and in private. This makes it impossible to avoid talking to our children about what happened....more
As a therapist for children and parenting support provider, I like to help parents be very clear about their vision and purpose when considering how they interact with their children. It is my desire to assist parents in being mindful, being present, being intentional in the way we go about raising and guiding our children....more