Healthy Communication

Healthy Communication

Modeling healthy communication skills is an essential ingredient to raising kids who thrive emotionally, academically and socially. It certainly can be challenging considering the cultural climate that surrounds us today. It’s hard to avoid the gossip magazines that...
The Gift of Boredom

The Gift of Boredom

Close to two weeks ago I was becoming increasingly frustrated with my eight year old as he was getting a bit “sassy” with me.  In the heat of the moment I heard myself saying, “no technology for two weeks!  And if you even consider asking for it back...
Grandchildren of Alcoholics:  The Legacy Lives On

Grandchildren of Alcoholics: The Legacy Lives On

Many years ago I was introduced to a life changing book entitled, “Grandchildren of Alcoholics” by Ann W. Smith. Like all good books I eventually put it on the shelf, lent it out several times and was convinced that it was one of the many books that never...
There is No Period at the End of the Sentence

There is No Period at the End of the Sentence

One of my very first  body memories stemming from the Catholic Church at the ripe old age of five was the deep shame that ensued after being told that I was born with original sin and that there was absolutely nothing I could do to cleanse myself.  My shame showed up...
Your Quiet Voice

Your Quiet Voice

That inner prompting, our inner guidance is there for a reason. If we ignore it, obstacles appear. Listen to that quiet voice as odd as it may sound. By listening we open up the floodgates and step in to that place of flow. It’s as if the Universe says,...

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