Sometimes the world is too loud

Our world just seems to be getting more intense, doesn’t it? Between the TV, the smartphones, computers and such. The world is a noisy place. It doesn’t help the internal noise either. The more you take in the more your mind tends to concern itself with. “Cutting the cord” is a term used to describe … Read more

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How to let it go

I had an exchange with_a client_this morning and offered her a strategy I want to share with you as well. When we live with as many challenges as we do, from either juggling the demands of our various labels (e.g. ADHD) or those of our child. It’s easy to slide into the role of fixer. … Read more

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Why me?

Do you remember a time when you felt trapped, helpless and in that moment asked the question, “Why me?” I sure do. I also remember feeling like a victim. I never want to feel that way again. Have you ever felt that way in your role as a parent? It’s only natural. Until you find … Read more

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Don’t freak out

There a saying, “Don’t cry over spilled milk.” But as an anxious parent, you often do. Your child spills juice or accidentally breaks something and you let the world know it. Especially your child. “What were you thinking?” “For crying out loud, use your head!” “Are you stupid or something?” Here’s a little perspective . … Read more

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How your child continues to manipulate you

How often are you upset by something your child does? If it’s a lot you’re being manipulated more than you realize. I’ve coachedhundredsof families over the years and it became evident that the busier the family or the more fragile a parent’s self-esteem, the easier it is to manipulate said parent. Our kids are no … Read more

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