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 […]

Halloween Everyday

By |October 31st, 2012|

Teenagers face two major goals….exploring the “Who Am I” and growing into their adult shoes. Both are huge and often daunting tasks. In this way, times have not changed much as when we were young—remember?

Halloween is just around the corner which leads me to the “who am I” part. This holiday gives us […]

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 […]

Day of Rest?

By |July 16th, 2012|

It is Sunday today and like most Sundays I planned to get up early and go to yoga; a critical time for me because I am NOT a good ‘rester’. My plans were way laid by a desperate call to tutor by one of my students. As usual off I ran to be of […]

Forecasting the Weather

By |April 24th, 2012|

Forecasting the Weather
Spring has arrived according to the calendar. After what seems like an unusually long and cold winter the signs are everywhere, flowering cherry trees, brightly colored tulips and daffodils, and birds chirping in the trees. The warmth of the sun?…..well that hasn’t made a great showing yet! Every day when I get up I […]

Creating Memories

By |March 20th, 2012|

Today I was all packed and ready to head out skiing with a friend.  The call came early….”I am sooo sick!”  Of course I was empathetic; there is nothing worse for me than missing out on a fun outing due to illness. I realized though that not going skiing was so much more than missing an […]