14Aug

Change

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. Alan Watt Life changes constantly. There are positive changes such as the birth of a baby, marriage, or the achievement of a goal. There are negative changes such as a loved one passing away, […]

14Jul

Complete Silence

At the beginning of my career, I primarily worked with children in home and school settings. My routine was to receive the referral, go to the home and meet the family, talk about the reason for referral, and introduce myself to the client. After this initial session, I would then go to the school and […]

14Jun

Fatherhood

“Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.” -Unknown June is a month to celebrate a very important person in many people’s lives. Dad. Happy Father’s Day to all of those men that play such an important part in their children’s lives, men that play such an important […]

14May

Running on Low

“You can’t pour from an empty cup.” -Anonymous As I was speaking with my mother over the weekend, she was telling me how difficult it was to take care of my grandmother. I love my grandmother, but I can completely understand where she was coming from. My grandmother, at 76 years old, only recently stopped […]

14Apr

New Beginnings

This past weekend I was watching Disney’s Chicken Little with my son and I thought it was a great movie. I couldn’t believe I had never watched it before. It’s geared towards a younger audience, but it has many important life lessons to teach us. One of these, is the power to accept what has […]

14Mar

Empower Yourself

We are all human and as perfect as we think we might be, we all have our faults. Life is not about finding the negative, but about embracing ourselves as a whole, accepting others for who they are, and empowering the past. The life you have lived can be either a foundation for the future […]

20Feb

Have You Heard of Teen Dating Violence?

February is Teen Dating Violence Month. It is a month to raise awareness about abuse in teens and 20-something relationships. Teen dating violence is not something that is spoken about very often, and many times it’s not something that comes to mind when watching the teenage couple walking into the movie theater, but it is […]

20Jan

Parenting Plan for 2017

On my last blog, I wrote about New Year’s resolutions and included a list of ways for making life more fun a must. There are many benefits to living a joyful life, and as an adult we forget to do those things, often, because… Well, life. As a parent, it is equally as easy to forget […]

20Dec

Just Laugh About It

As we get closer and closer to the end of 2016, think about the year you had. Was 2016 an enjoyable year for you? Did it come with losses and grieving? Did it come with additions to the family? Is there anything you would like to change about the way you lived your life? Or […]

20Nov

The Aging Process

“Age has no reality except in the physical world. The essence of a human being is resistant to the passage of time. Our inner lives are eternal, which is to say that our spirits remain as youthful and vigorous as when we were in full bloom. Think of love as a state of grace, not […]