Tech-Savvy Parent:Part 1

If technology seems to be eating away your time and your attention, this series of Facebook posts I shared in February and March, 2019 are GREAT resources for you!  I spend day after day working with amazing people – teens, young adults, parents and couples – who are all struggling to sleep, focus, connect and feel heard in their relationships. ...[ read more ]

GOOD NIGHT… Step Forward Calendar

Somehow the time change and the earlier dark hours make me think about sleep.  The irony is that this is also the time of year that my calendar and my to-do list become overwhelming, which then makes sleep turn into more of a challenge than a good end to a long day. How about you? How’s your sleep these days?...[ read more ]

October Step Forward: ASK

"Don't Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life." Don Miguel Ruiz   Welcome October!  It’s hard to believe that summer is long gone, and we are all...[ read more ]

Get Smart Boot Camp #4: The Encouragement! Last week we talked about I/Thou relationship with our kids.  Instead of seeing your teen or young adult (or anyone for that matter!) as an “It”…a label, a need…a project…a burden…an extension of your value…I laid down the challenge to be intentionally in I/Thou relationships with our kids. It’s a small yet powerful...[ read more ]

Get Smart School Success #3: The Power of Thou

Get Smart Success Camp for Students #3: The Power of Thou Yep.  It’s happening.  The alarm is about to blare into your ear and welcome you to the early hours of the day again.  Your days of Netflix, sleeping until noon and all night Facetime are over.  Welcome to the new school year! I’m sure you’ve already gone shopping, got...[ read more ]