Do You Have a Full Plate But An Empty Heart?

Do You Have a Full Plate But An Empty Heart?

The shelves at the store have been a little bare these days. The toilet paper aisle is decimated. Shopping for flour, mac and cheese, rice, and fresh meat feels like a scavenger hunt. Hand sanitizer has become liquid gold. For many, lost jobs and paychecks make hunger...
7 Ways to Handle Your Daughter’s Big Feelings

7 Ways to Handle Your Daughter’s Big Feelings

The tween and teen years can transform your calm, easygoing daughter into an emotional mess!  One minute she’s excited about tomorrow, and the next she’s stressed and insecure. She’s lively and cheerful with her own friends, yet quiet and standoffish with yours. She’s...
Facing Our Fears for the School Year

Facing Our Fears for the School Year

Our summer is officially ending as the new school year launches today. Our youngest daughter begins first-day classes at a local technology center. My husband, Rob, has already tackled his reading this morning for his new master’s program. Our middle daughter...
How to Cut Your Kids’ Stress Through the Holidays

How to Cut Your Kids’ Stress Through the Holidays

Christmas is a kid’s dream come true. They can’t wait for a vacation from school, visits with friends and family, toys and presents, and every kind of treat they can imagine. Yet for all the fun and excitement, the holidays can stress them out and wear them down. Here...