CoParenting: Scheduling and Activities

CoParenting: Scheduling and Activities

CoParenting Story: Johnny slumps into the car after a week at his home with Mom. You glance into the rear view mirror and *sigh* internally. She did it again. Will she ever learn? What is it this time? ‘John, what’s up?’ ‘Nothin.’ ‘Johnny, you got to tell me.’ He...

When Tragedy Happens

When Tragedy Happens

We have all seen tragedy in the news feeds. We hear about school shootings, tornadoes, and terrible car wrecks. Do you shake your head and say “Good Grief! What next!!” I do. So what are we supposed to do with all the  messy emotions that come along with tragedy?...

What is Systemic Family Therapy?

What is Systemic Family Therapy?

We are all in this together! There is not an individual, couple, or family that doesn’t need a bit of help working through issues or situations. The strategies you have been using so far aren’t getting you the results you’d like.   If so, consider meeting with a...

Living Tenaciously

Living Tenaciously

A man had a tenacious dream to open his own restaurant in New Orleans but real estate was pricey.  A few years ago, he made it to the show “Chopped”.  He planned to use the winnings as a downpayment for his dream.  He made it to the final round but cut his finger so...

3 Steps Show Your Child You Love Them

3 Steps Show Your Child You Love Them

Sobbing. Where is that crying coming from? You think to yourself. Opening the door to her room, Sandy is curled up on her bed, sobbing into her pillow. Sitting gently on the bed, your hand slowly settles on her back and she jumps. Quickly, she dries her eyes without...

Scriptures And Affirmations For Parents

Scriptures And Affirmations For Parents

A parent picks up a child from Mother's Day Out. A normally high energy child plops down on my chair and sighs. Their head hits the couch behind them and he refuses to meet my eyes. "Hard day, huh?" "Mom" the small voice sighs. "Am I going to Hell?" My heart stops and...

My Response To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Monument

My Response To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Monument

This year I went to Washington DC with a student group to tour many of the monuments and museums that teach about our country, including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s. One evening, as the sun was setting and darkness settled, I walked with a group of 7th and 8th...

Categories

Archives