College and the Parenting Role Shift – from Director to Cheerleader

College and the Parenting Role Shift – from Director to Cheerleader

College and the Parenting Role Shift – from Director to Cheerleader
The FASFA has been successfully completed, acceptance letters responded to and dorm room supplies purchased…and yet… The shift in roles when sending a child away to college is as scary and significant as the change in roles when you become...

Tips for Finding Calm During Chaos

Tips for Finding Calm During Chaos
We all experience moments of absolute chaos…the kids are screaming, the phone is ringing, something is boiling over on the stove or a major project must be completed for work. Emotions can overwhelm us, overriding our better instincts to not...

Be Mindful Today to Feel Better and Live Better Tomorrow

Be Mindful Today to Feel Better and Live Better Tomorrow
“In today’s rush, we all think too much — seek too much — want too much — and forget about the joy of just being.” -- Eckhart Tolle Mindfulness is an ancient practice that has been lost in today’s modern busy...

5 Parenting Tips for Sending Your Child off to College

5 Parenting Tips for Sending Your Child off to College
I was watching a nest of robins early this summer. It seemed that the three young ones and the parents were having challenges negotiating exactly what they wanted. The chicks were too large for the nest and were falling out....