When should you call a parent about their kid’s behavior?

If you are a parent, then you know the feeling of desperation of spending hours upon hours trying to help your child maneuver through the friendship battlefield. We listen and we advise. We role play and practice dialogue. But sometimes, it seems like there is just no solution other than getting personally involved. So when … Continue reading When should you call a parent about their kid’s behavior?

Why My Life is Not Movie Worthy

My life resembles a low brow sitcom most of the time. We have all the necessary elements: two overly dramatic, smart-ass kids a rugged and charming but totally aloof 260 lb husband a petite and extremely smart hot mamma (hey, it's my sitcom) a spoiled rotten crazy dog. Every day is a whirlwind of family … Continue reading Why My Life is Not Movie Worthy

30 Minutes

Sometimes I look at the clock and think, "If only I had more time." There seems to always be a pocket of 30 minutes stuffed between my daily tasks. 30 minutes waiting for kids to wake up 30 minutes waiting for kids to come home 30 minutes waiting for DW to finish work 30 minutes waiting … Continue reading 30 Minutes