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DEAR MOMS AND DADS, ICE CREAM AT BREAKFAST AND COOKIES AT LUNCH DOES NOT EQUAL YOU BEING A BAD PARENT

DEAR MOMS AND DADS, ICE CREAM AT BREAKFAST AND COOKIES AT LUNCH DOES NOT EQUAL YOU BEING A BAD PARENT Here we are at week 8 (but what feels like week 68) of staying in our homes. What has been frequently surfacing in sessions is ……parent guilt. Guilt is saying it gently. It is being expressed through painful tears. Parents...[ read more ]

To The Woman

TO THE WOMAN To the young woman who worked hard to earn her HS diploma and may not walk, your disappointment is valid. The stage wanted you. To the woman who hustled countless hours in college and counted down to May 2020. Your professors wanted to hand you that diploma. To the woman who started her first job excited and...[ read more ]

3 TIPS TO SCHEDULING AND GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR ONLINE GET TOGETHERS

3 TIPS TO SCHEDULING AND GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR ONLINE GET TOGETHERS As weeks pass themes appear to be popping up in my personal life and my work with clients.  Two weeks ago, there was an overwhelming call out for people.  Sounds simple enough.  Life a month ago that was simple.  For example, imagine a single person living...[ read more ]

An Unexpected Invitation to be reminded of our Values and how we are showing up and RSVPing YES!

An Unexpected Invitation to be reminded of our Values and how we are showing up and RSVPing YES! So many invitations were to be going out this month. From birthday to weddings, from proms to scholarship dinners. The months and years of planning for one special day or night suddenly and unexpectedly came to a halt. With the planning may...[ read more ]

4 BENEFITS TO HAVING A FAMILY MEETING THE DAY YOUR DISTANCE SCHOOLING STARTS

4 BENEFITS TO HAVING A FAMILY MEETING THE DAY YOUR DISTANCE SCHOOLING STARTS Tomorrow is a big day for parents, teachers, and students in Lee County, Florida.  It is a day I imagine most, if not all of us would never have imagined occurring.  Like some of you, there have been many times I wished I was a fly on...[ read more ]

Things I learned being in private practice and helping others during the unexpected.

Things I learned being in private practice and helping others during the unexpected Are you feeling like you are on a roller coaster? I do.  You already know I don’t care for flying so you guessed it. Not a fan of roller coasters. If I did like them, I imagine it might look something like this.  Weeks before going to...[ read more ]

3 Opportunities to Nurture Friendships When You Feel Alone

3 Opportunities to Nurture Friendships When You Feel Alone Life can feel insanely busy. Yes, we must manage our time, commitments, and even the expectations we have for ourselves. Yep, we “give away our time” when we scroll on Facebook or binge watch on Netflix some may say. Others may call out and encourage you to say “no” occasionally. You...[ read more ]

With sadness comes gladness. A learned gift I pass on to you (A perspective on grief and life)

With sadness comes gladness.  A learned gift I pass on to you (A perspective on grief and life). I wish you met my grandmother, truly I do.  As the anniversary of her passing came upon my family, I choose to get through the day with one of her many wise statements,” With sadness there is gladness, it is all how...[ read more ]

FEAR is nothing but a 4-letter word

FEAR is nothing but a 4-letter word Let’s just get it out of the way.  Fear is a 4-letter word we often do anything to avoid talking about, facing, or even thinking about.  I decided as I boarded the plane Christmas evening this was the perfect topic to write about.  You see, I dread flying.  My family knows it.  In...[ read more ]

4 opportunities to celebrate New Year’s Day as the best day to experience 2019

4 opportunities to celebrate New Year’s Day as the best day to experience 2019 Here we are the first day of not only just 2020 but also the new decade.  While away earlier this week I strolled around a mall while my family skied (I can’t think of the last time I allowed myself to stroll in a mall with...[ read more ]



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