That’s life!

I hear this phrase often from parents of teens in my office and even outside of work with friends with teen-aged children. It’s what is said when the teen is complaining about how hard it is to manage their responsibilities. It's sometimes hard to hear because I personally feel as though the teen's emotions are …

In Uncertain Times

Managing stress during a pandemic At this point of the year, in the “meantime” of this pandemic, we all have had to make some changes in our home life, and work life. Students have had to adjust to an online format of education, and many employers have required continued work at home. Some unfortunately lost …

Jada’s Story

I have the opportunity to work with some pretty strong children who have been challenged with some tough situations early on in their lives.  This is a story about a resilient girl who started life a little rough.  She found out that I write about families and children on my blog and wanted me to …