Strengthen Our Child’s Inner Voice

When I was a young child, I would always hear the things that I was not doing right instead of all the things that I was doing correctly. Between what I was hearing at home and getting made fun of at school, my inner voice was not very nice to me. My inner voice never celebrated me; my inner voice …

Love Languages

How do you know your kids love you? How do you know that when your kids show you love, you show them love? Let’s talk about Dr. Gary Chapman’s “The 5 Love Languages,” acts of service, quality time, touch, gifts, and words of affirmation. Have you already taken the five love languages and know your top two? Mine, personally, are …

What It Means to Give Our Kids Gifts

What does it mean to give our kids gifts? I saw a lot of different sayings and quotes throughout the holiday in regards to how we know what’s too much to give to our kids. How do we give to our kids without them feeling entitled or greedy? How do we give to our kids so they can really just …

Lazy Days or Time to Recharge

There was a time years and years ago when on those days of my pajama days, I had a husband. I was married two years ago, and he used to call them my lazy days. Lazy day became a word to me. Every time that I would get home from work and I would do everything right for the whole …

Elevating Our Kids’ Strengths

We’re so busy in our lives that we don’t realize that we are spending more time criticizing our kids than trying to guide them to do the right thing. Sometimes we’re commanding, sometimes we’re demanding. I’m just going to be honest; that was me. I used to be like that a lot of years ago with my two boys, who …

Anxiety and Overwhelm in Setting your Kids up at School

School started just around the corner; for me, it had started a couple weeks ago, and I have some clients that started this week and next week. I thought I would talk about how we can reduce the anxiety our kids feel. How do we reduce that overwhelm, or find ways that we could actually improve their success at school? …

Conversation with your Kids

How many of you actually feel that it’s easy to have a conversation with your kids? I’m not just talking about a conversation of “How’s your day?” “It’s good,” “Okay, great! What do you want to do today?” I’m talking about a real conversation that has engagement, that has emotion in it, that has thought to it. A lot of …

Showing the Kids that they are Worth it

I read a statement the other day, I think it was on facebook or instagram and it said that when your child thinks that you sacrifice everything for them, all they get is feeling like they’re a burden. At first I was like, ”Yeah, yeah, yeah. I agree with that.” Then I thought about it and I’m like, “Well no.”  …

Self-worth

When I ask my kids, “What is self-worth?” They will say, “Well, it’s how I feel about myself.” “It’s how I love myself.” “It’s what I think about myself.” All of that yes and no? How do you achieve it? Do you really know what self-worth means? Then I asked them, “How do you know you matter? Who do you …