Month: October 2015

5 Ways to Help Your Child in School

This time of the year may be stressful if you have children struggling in school. Parents often know it’s coming, even before the teacher brings issues up at the parent-teacher conference. Lack of focus, acting out, misbehavior, all pointing at ADD or ADHD. There are options other than medications that can help your child in the…

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Why Every Kid Needs a “Coach”

Those who know me personally or through my work, know my love for sports…to learn life lessons. Yes, I’m competitive and was trained to be an athlete, but being a part of a team is one of the most important things for kids these days. In sports, a coach is a person involved in the direction, instruction and…

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Face Your Fears

Face Your Fears Day – Yep, TODAY, October 13, 2015!! I can see your eye roll, your shake of the head, your posture lowering. I can feel your “OMG, there’s no way am I going to bring that nasty thing up to the surface again.” Facing your fears can be scary. Or Liberating. It can…

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You Gave Your 2 Week-Old WHAT?!?!?

I was tagged in a post on a local mom’s group and the question was asked: “What do you moms recommend if my 2-week-old is not pooping and seems to be struggling and fussy, while exclusively breastfeeding?” As parents, it is our responsibility to educate ourselves on bowel movements. Wow, I was flabbergasted by some…

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