March For Our Lives

Posted on March 13, 2018

Tomorrow, March 14, is #Enough National Walk Out Day. This national call for students, teachers, school administrators, parents, and allies is to join a peaceful protest to support stricter gun control measures. It is time to stand with our children to enact change so these tragic shootings can be prevented once and for all. The #NationalSchoolWalkout will be held at 10:00 a.m. for 17 minutes (to honor the 17 lives that were lost at the Stoneman Douglas High School in…

Parenting: Busy as a Bee

Posted on March 7, 2018

  I was sitting outdoors last weekend, and a bee caught my attention. As I saw it buzzing from flower to flower, I couldn’t help but wonder what it must be like to be a bee. Gathering pollen from one flower and dropping it to the next, bees seem to be on a mission to get the job done. I had a question, however, “Is the job ever done?’   That reminded me of the tasks that we take on…

Just One Minute A Day Dedicated To #Parkland. Are You In?

Posted on February 23, 2018

Yes, I’m here to talk about the shooting in Parkland, Florida, last week. I know everyone has heard enough gut-wrenching details about this unwarranted loss of 17 children and teachers whose faces their family and friends will never see again.  That’s not to mention the 14 injured who will have to live the rest of their lives wondering “why not me?” Hopefully they’ll someday find healing in the gratitude of being alive to live a life that can never be…

Kids Not Listening? FOUR Reasons Why!

Posted on February 12, 2018

There are tons of things we all say to our kids that keep us connected and help nurture them. Phrases like “believe in yourself,” “you can do anything,” or “ I’m so proud of you.” Our children are being raised in a world where positivity is in the air they breathe! Through positive psychology, affirmations, and positive thinking, our kids are being brought up to understand how the mind and manifestations work. What we think repeatedly is what shows up….

Talking to Kids About School Shootings

Posted on February 2, 2018

Yesterday we turned on the news to learn of another school shooting, this time very close to my home, family, and friends. With so many recent school shootings—more than a dozen so far in 2018—it is clear this is happening all too often, and frightening to think that our children may feel that this is becoming the norm. Your children may have questions that are hard to respond to: Why would someone do something like this? Will this happen at…