Tag: family

From Joy to Terror: The Emotional Toll of a High Needs...

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Raising kids is hard. They reveal areas needing growth, challenge us to the very core, trigger past trauma, and threaten our sanity every day.  Then...

10 Back-to-School Meal Prep Tips

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I consider myself a meal prep advocate that has been practicing what I teach since 2018. When my kids transitioned to distance learning in...

A Tinge of Fairy Dust

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I have worked almost exclusively from home since 2014. People’s response in the past whenever I mentioned I worked from home was often “that’s...

Where Does Your Courage Show Up?

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I recently had the chance to attend a thought-provoking, community-building workshop with The Goodness Collaborative. Part of the workshop was a panel of local...

Managing Holiday Meals with Picky Eaters

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I am a healthy adult who was a picky eater as a child. I wanted things to be plain, separate, and definitely not mushy....

You Can’t Baby-Proof a Broken Heart: Helping Children Through Divorce

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I baby-proofed my house with a vengeance. Dangerous electrical outlets were covered, cabinets that could pinch little fingers were locked, the toilet lid was...

My Postpartum Haze

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As I feel the ache between my legs and on my chest, I am overwhelmed by a sense of lower back pain that tends...

To Play or Perform?

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Do you ever struggle with an internal battle between the pressure to take time to play and not 'wasting' time so you can perform? Oh,...

20 Things They Forgot to Mention

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My younger sister is having her first baby in October, and it has been so much fun preparing to welcome a new little one...

Internet Safety 101: How to Keep Our Kids Safer Online

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Jury duty, paying for used car repairs, having major dental work, or dealing with an abnormal pap are all necessary "adulting" duties I dread,...