Bazooka Joe

Bazooka Joe

I know it’s been a while since I’ve connected so I’m hoping you’ve all had a good start to the school year. I know, new school year, maybe new schools, new schedules, all of that can really ruffle our feathers, both for our kids and for us. I...
Parenting Challenges

Parenting Challenges

This is not a blog post meant to be critical or judgemental.  So many parents I work with appreciate hearing a different perspective about their child’s behavior. Hearing a different perspective helps parents understand a.) why they are getting triggered and b.)...
Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Slow and Steady Wins the Race

I was at the gym this morning for a really tough HIIT class (High-Intensity Interval Training) when I found myself saying, “Don’t give up!” I really did not want to slow down and take a break.  I hear myself say that when I’m running too.  I’ve run several...

A Covid Diagnosis

I feel like I kind of forgot about my child. On Sunday night, my youngest daughter started to feel some symptoms that seemed clearly to be COVID. So we did an at home rapid test, and it came back negative. The next morning, she still had symptoms so we did another...
Goodbye Summer, Hello School Year

Goodbye Summer, Hello School Year

It’s that time of the summer again!  Some have already begun school and some of us are just a few short weeks away. During the typical back-to-school season, both parents and kids struggle a bit with the looming expectations and stressors ahead.  This...