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Committed Parenting

Committed Parenting

There you are, lying in bed and about to to drift off to sleep. But you can’t. Moments of the day play like a movie reel on repeat: that moment you raised your voice at your child…that moment your child stomped off with “that” look, letting you know their disdain…that moment you hear yourself saying, “Just one minute, I’m busy! Can’t I just finish this?!” So there you lie, waiting for blissful sl...
posted: Dec 3, 2018  |  views: 374  |  comments: 0
To Medicate or Not to Medicate

To Medicate or Not to Medicate

My son has ADHD. I’ve known, subconsciously, since he was little. At first, I wrote it off as exuberance. He is a happy, lively child. I used to say he was either sprinting or sleeping; there simply was no in between. People would remark that they envied his energy. When he began school, I wondered if his lack of focus was because he has a late birthday. Some of the other kids had been five years old for months and...
posted: Dec 3, 2018  |  views: 352  |  comments: 0
Embrace Choice & Reduce Stress

Embrace Choice & Reduce Stress

How often do you truly embrace choice in your life? As parents, we can sometimes feel we have endless responsibilities and too much to do. We get to the end of the week and feel completely drained. When we focus on getting everything done on our To-do List, and meeting everyone else’s needs without doing anything for ourselves, life can feel exhausting. Looking back on your week, how many times did you choose...
posted: Dec 3, 2018  |  views: 348  |  comments: 0

How Swimmers Can Get out of a Rut

The age group swimming plateau is an experience that just about every swimmer will encounter over the course of their swim career. That certainly doesn’t make it any easier to deal with when it inevitably happens. Whether you are in a small slump, a year-long funk, there are plenty of things that you can do and should remember. Not only are plateaus common, but they are avoidable. The biggest pointer I would re...
posted: Oct 31, 2018  |  views: 110  |  comments: 0
Kindness

Kindness

In late August an article began to show up in my Facebook feed, shared by many of my friends with school aged children: “As the school year begins, please talk to your children about disabilities.” Written by a special education teacher with cerebral palsy, the article encouraged parents to tell their kids it was okay to be friends with kids who were disabled, and it wasn’t okay to tease them, or bully them or ...
posted: Oct 30, 2018  |  views: 475  |  comments: 0





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