For Parents of teens

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I think there is something wrong with me!

By |April 24th, 2015|

I think there is something wrong with me!
A few years back, I can still vividly remember my son coming up the stairs to where I was in the kitchen: tears in his eyes, shoulders slumped. “Mom I think there is something wrong with me!” he said.

To say I was taken aback was an understatement. He […]

I can’t control my teen!

By |April 24th, 2015|

I can’t control  my teen!
You’re right. You can’t control your teen.

And …..the sooner this hard lesson is learned the more control you will have. Let me share a story.

A short time ago I ran into a woman I know at the local grocery store. After pleasantries she asked about my business. I shared my excitement […]

I Am Letting My Child Go

By |April 2nd, 2014|

I Am Letting My Child Go
If you are wondering what kind of horrible experience I have  just been through with my child to make this statement….. it’s nothing like that.

I just got back from 10 days visiting my son in Brazil after not seeing him in 19 months.  It was a beautiful, happy time and my […]

Behind the Mask

By |October 31st, 2013|

Behind the Mask
Today is Halloween, my favorite holiday of the year!  I love to create costumes and dress up as an imaginary character.  Pumpkins and spider webs filled with hairy creatures make me laugh.  What fun to be able to leave the ho hum of daily responsible living aside for just a few hours.  Being […]

Presents For My Teen

By |December 24th, 2012|

Christmas Eve, a time of great excitement and a lot of stress and craziness! Why do the holidays bring up so much uninvited struggle and frustration. Mostly we are caught up in our busy-ness and not paying attention to the day to day.
If you have teens or preteens it can be a stressful season.

Maybe you […]

Back to School

By |September 12th, 2012|

One of the Keys to Academic Success

The lazy days of summer are coming rapidly to an end and it is time for the kids to go back to school. This brings out all kinds of emotions…..joy, excitement, anticipation, as well as dread, fear and anxiety depending on past experiences. The same goes for both […]