The Truth Is..You’ll Never Be The Same

The Truth Is..You’ll Never Be The Same

This process will change you, but not in the way you imagine. Today, you are stretched thin. You are challenged by every problem, scrutinizing it to find what piece is yours to fix. Where can you lend a hand? How can you help this train get back on track? You wonder...
When Helping Isn’t Helping

When Helping Isn’t Helping

Would you like to know one of my biggest struggles as a parent? Here it is.   When I sense a roadblock ahead for my child, my default reaction is to start constructing a detour. Without even realizing it, I begin to figure out how my child can best navigate the...
To the Mama Feeling Like She Can’t Get it Right

To the Mama Feeling Like She Can’t Get it Right

To the Mama Who Feels Like She Just Can’t Seem to Get it Right, I see you. I put so much time and effort into trying to respond appropriately to the situations life seems to hurl at me like a fastball. Yet, even with all that effort, I continue to find myself sitting...
4 Barriers To Breaking Free

4 Barriers To Breaking Free

Dear Friend, Two things are almost always said within the first 5 minutes of a meeting with a mom whose child is facing criminal charges. The first is β€œThank You.” We feel an overwhelming sense of gratitude to sit with someone who understands what we are going...
Same Team πŸ‘ˆ

Same Team πŸ‘ˆ

I’m going to describe a scene to you, and if you’ve ever been to a child’s basketball game, you’ll know right away what I’m talking about. During a youth basketball game, the kids are always very aware of the score, and these little...
At Last. The Truth About Strength πŸ’™

At Last. The Truth About Strength πŸ’™

We all have different interpretations of what it means to be strong during a crisis. But, so often, when we find ourselves in the thick of it, our perception of what we should or shouldn’t reasonably be able to handle can be a little off.Β  When I found out my...