What You Need To Know About Kids And Depression
Apr05

What You Need To Know About Kids And Depression

It is natural for kids to experience emotional ups and downs just like adults. They, like us, have good days and bad days, positive thoughts and negative ones. But when these feelings and thoughts stick around for a long time, it may in fact be depression. The number of children with depression and anxiety is increasing, especially with the onset of quarantine. Currently 4% of children between the ages of 3 and 17 have a current...

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The Secrets of Sulpher Springs Season Finale on Disney+
Mar11

The Secrets of Sulpher Springs Season Finale on Disney+

Tomorrow night is the season finale of The Secrets of Sulphur Springs on Disney at 8pm EST. Will we get our answers, or will the mystery continue on to hopefully season 2 or even a movie (just a suggestion Disney!!). The charisma this cast has with the super fun story line, The Secrets of Sulphur Springs is a truly binge-worthy family show that speaks to every age. We watch a family leave the big city and everything they know to go...

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5 Things You Can Do Today To Support Your Teens Mental Health
Mar04

5 Things You Can Do Today To Support Your Teens Mental Health

Did you know that the teen suicide rate has skyrocketed during quarantine? As the isolation has affected every adult, teens, tweens, and kids are suffering too with one in four of our kids in the USA having thought about suicide since the onset of the quarantine. It is heart breaking to read the statistics on suicide rates, it is brutal when I hear about another mom returning home, thinking their child is ok, to find them passed. So,...

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What Is Conscious Living?
Dec14

What Is Conscious Living?

As these two words become more mainstream, I get asked this all the time – What is Conscious Living? A simple question with a very powerful answer, one that I love giving because most people don’t yet understand what it is to live consciously. What is Conscious Living? Conscious living is pretty straightforward. It is simply waking up and taking control of your life. When you begin living consciously you start thinking about your...

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Conscious Co Parenting
Dec10

Conscious Co Parenting

Let’s face it, no divorce is easy. And picking up the pieces after can be quite the challenge. Especially when there are children involved. No matter what we do, think or feel, our children are a permanent link to our ex-spouse, making both parents equally important to them. Given that our children are the most important things to us in our lives, we don’t want to cause them any further unnecessary pain, right? Think about yourself....

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5 Tips To Keep A Conscious Mindset During The Covid Holidays
Nov23

5 Tips To Keep A Conscious Mindset During The Covid Holidays

The holidays are indeed upon us and as with everything in 2020, I’m sure they will prove to be most unusual for sure. With Thanksgiving just days away, many people’s plans are still up in the air, confused as to how to create a special day for our families in this strange new normal of Covid Quarantine. Maintaining a conscious mindset can be hard, but it is entirely possible! The memes have been entertaining, the news has been...

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The Thing About Depression
Nov09

The Thing About Depression

This word carries such a stigma within our society – Depression. People want to avoid it and pretend it is not real. And unless you have dealt with it or are close to someone who has, it can be really hard to understand. It is right up there with domestic violence on the list of things people are hesitant to admit and talk about. But we have to keep the conversation going, we have to become aware of the problems plaguing our society....

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Halloween Trick Or Treat Clue Hunt
Oct22

Halloween Trick Or Treat Clue Hunt

The Covid Quarantine has changed everything. If your kids are like mine, than trick or treating has suddenly become not so exciting… I don’t want this fun tradition to disappear though, as many of us parents don’t. It just needs to look a little different this year! Instead of trick or treating, I printed out a fun neighborhood scavenger hunt, took out a $20 bill and gave them 45 minutes to complete it. I found the scavenger hunt by...

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Knowing How To Say No
Aug24

Knowing How To Say No

Saying No is the hardest thing for me. There is the fear the person will not talk to me ever again, there is the possibility of hurting feelings, there is the option that I will miss another opportunity… so I always try to do it all. And then I fall. Hard. Because the fact is no one can do everything. We need to be realistic with our commitments. So I have been working on saying No… sometimes. It is important toknow when to say no and...

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Mindful Breathing – What You Need To Know
Aug10

Mindful Breathing – What You Need To Know

Ever notice how when you get stressed, angry or are feeling anxious that you start breathing more rapidly and heavier? Which in turn causes your heart to flutter, your blood pressure to sore and your gut feels like it is literally trying to jump out of your body. This feeling is just awful. And when I found out that it is just a chemical reaction to our emotions and there is a way to control it… it changed my world!! Our physical...

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