We’re All In This Together

We’re All In This Together

  WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER Uncertainty: What will school look like tomorrow? For kids who are going to school in person, tomorrow is uncertain. How can families plan, not knowing from one day to the next what school will look like. What about remote learning?...
Navigating Strong Emotions and Outbursts

Navigating Strong Emotions and Outbursts

Knowing how our brains work can be a powerful tool for helping our teens deal with strong emotions. I am an educator.  Therapists and counselors are great resources for helping families develop tools for navigating strong emotions. If you are concerned about the...
The Amazing Power of I-Statements

The Amazing Power of I-Statements

“I-statements?!” Not again! Honestly, if I knew the theme for the study group was going to be “I Statements” that evening, I probably would have skipped it. I have heard many trainers teach participants how to form “I-statements”, and I completely understand how to...
I Love Teaching: Never Stop Learning

I Love Teaching: Never Stop Learning

I Love Teaching: Never Stop Learning   Becoming a lifelong learner is admirable in my book. Learning a new skill, concept, or way of thinking can be exhilarating and play a big role in defining who we are. Yet often we are not certain where to start or how to...
The Results Are In!

The Results Are In!

Thank you to everyone who participated in my survey. Your input means a lot to me. There were a few surprises for me when I analyzed the results. I expected to see effective communication near the top, and you made it number one! However, I expected organization,...