This episode discusses the importance of growing patience as a skill rather than expecting it to be given. I share personal struggles with patience and how I have learned to be intentional about practicing patience. I share tips on how to identify situations in your own life where you need more patience and intentionally practice […]
What is it about feelings that can be so overwhelming? Honestly, for me, even really happy feelings on an intense level was overwhelming to me as a mom of young kids. Having three little boys with big emotions sometimes just was overwhelming. And then to add my own emotions on top of it was a
My children have done things that make me feel furious. Bryson, when he was a new driver, he had an 11:30 PM curfew. Well, one night, very soon after he started driving, he didn’t get home until 1:00 AM He did call us and say he was going to meet his brother Carson at In
It’s okay That you didn’t know all these things sooner. The experiences you have had with your challenging child are okay, and you don’t need to judge yourself for it. If only I had known this sooner… Sometimes when I learn a new tool, I think if only I’d known this sooner, it would’ve prevented
This works with all ages of children. However, it looks different at different ages. Here’s the thing that makes this so tricky. Logically, we know, yeah, if my child is having a tantrum, I don’t need to. Our Challenging Children Know Exactly How to Push our Buttons! But our challenging kids know exactly how to
For 2023, I have decided to shift the focus of my podcast to Parenting Challenging Children. the reason why I’m doing this is because so many of my clients come to me because they’re struggling with their children. And I thought I’d make some episodes and do some interviews with some of my clients and
Nope! In fact I think it is pretty normal for people to struggle with the holidays. Remembering 1/24/50/24/1 can help! In fact, I imagine for Mary, the original Christmas Day was only 1% wonderful!
I was caregiving for my Sister-in-Law who had just flown into town. She started coughing the second day and I was worried she might have Covid, which would ruin the first couple trip Rob and I had planned since 2019! My anxiety was out of control… Luckily my friends reminded me of the power of
I am part of an online class series about energy healing basics. So far it has been great. There are a lot of great teachers sharing their knowledge in a basic way for beginners to understand how energy works and how to harness it for healing. I focused my lesson on the power of words.
A year ago today, Devon put himself in a dangerous situation and was kidnapped in Mexico. (you can read the whole story here) A year ago today, my husband got the call from the Mexican police. (Never a call you want to get.) A year ago today, was a day filled with so many