Stress & Anxiety

3 Benefits of Emotional Regulation I’ve Learned From the Passengers’ Seat

Your Rollercoaster of Emotions Happiness. Sadness. Disgust. Fear. Surprise. Anger. Emotions come in all shapes and sizes, don't they? You may already know that your emotions can vary greatly throughout the day. Especially when you are hungry, angry, tired, [...]

Stressful Parenting Moments: How to Practice Wizard Brain Instead of Lizard Brain

Teaching (and Learning) Emotional Regulation You can’t teach your child calming strategies when you are triggered yourself. Based on an Article By Rebecca Branstetter, Ph.D. You know that parenting meme that's been doing the rounds recently, using Toy Story [...]

By |2024-01-09T22:43:38-06:00December 28th, 2023|Parenting, Stress & Anxiety|

Power Planning for ADHD

🥰 Know what I love MOST about this summer?!?!? Besides warmth, I heart the endless drip of high school kids in and out of our house. Before you think I'm "that amazing, relaxed mom," let me assure you, it's totally [...]

Transform ADHD Stressors into Get-It-Done Super Powers!

It’s May!  Outdoor activities have increased, and we are officially waking from winter slumber in Minnesota. In spite of these delightful beginnings, school year 's end can signal a RUSH of stressors to retake tests, turn in missing assignments, and [...]

ADHD Masking: When Coping Gets In the Way

What Is ADHD Masking? “I appear very organized to the outside world, but only because I spend an immense amount of time and energy putting everything together.” “My house is an embarrassing cluttered mess. I don’t let people come over. [...]

Your Goals Are Your Road Maps

Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible in your life. - Les Brown Did you know that you are 90% more likely to accomplish a goal when you write it down? [...]

What Lies Inside of You?

“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside you.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson What could I say to encourage you, wherever you are, today? I could probably quote Emerson's words [...]

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