Helping Our Children Sleep


Helping Our Children Sleep

There are many reasons why sleep is so important and one in particular, is how it impacts our social and mental functioning. An insufficient amount or quality of sleep can lead to difficult behaviors, inability to focus, impulsivity, anxiety, and depression to name a few. Although our sleep schedule changes when external factors disrupt our routines, such as a season...[ read more ]

What is Grief Supposed to Look Like?

The Five Stages of Grief When it comes to grief and loss most of us are familiar with Elizabeth Kubler-Ross’ 5 Stages of Grief. The five stages are denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and accepting. We can identify with the majority of these stages, but what many don’t know is that Kubler-Ross originally created these for terminally-ill individuals and they were...[ read more ]

A Parents Quick Guide to Surviving the Holidays

For many busy, working families, the holiday break can feel less like a vacation and more like a storm of activities, scheduled obligations, parties, errands and stress. With this in mind, here are a few tips and tricks to help your family survive the holiday break. Keep the Kids Busy Even though you may still be going to work, the...[ read more ]

3 Ways to Make it Through the Tough Times

Making it Through Tough Times Recently my family went through a tough time taking care of a sick loved one in the hospital. You don’t really know how much people care until they offer to bring you a meal, send you positive thoughts through texts, or don’t show up at all. Being a caregiver can be burdensome. It is both...[ read more ]