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5 Ways to Create Personal Space at Home (While Social Distancing)

5 ways to create personal space at home while surviving social distancing. You don't have to feel overwhelmed by too much togetherness.

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10 Day Thanksgiving Gratitude Countdown

10 days of gratitude. Follow along as we count down the days until Thanksgiving. Explore your own gratitude with prompts and journal ideas along the way.

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{Less} Beef Tacos

Here is my very first recipe for #lessmeatmonday! Beef Tacos! Ok, I know what you’re thinking. How can beef tacos be on the menu for #lessmeatmonday? Its simple, this isn’t about eliminating meat all together, although there will certainly be 100% meatless meals in the coming weeks. My goal is to give you recipes that… Continue reading {Less} Beef Tacos

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Life’s Not a Race: Slow Down and Enjoy the Journey

Psychology has always fascinated me, so much so that I got a BA in it from the University of Texas.  The fact that I have twins- the perfect nature vs nurture at home psychological study- is always in the back of my mind when assessing children. My girls were raised in the same home, with… Continue reading Life’s Not a Race: Slow Down and Enjoy the Journey

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Life and Death and Other Conversations Parents Hate: How to talk to your child about anything

It’s been a hard week and it’s only Wednesday. But it got me thinking about those difficult conversations many people avoid having with children and the trauma hiding in plain sight. Parents and educators alike are often at a loss for how to talk to children about things like birth, death, illness, and mental health.… Continue reading Life and Death and Other Conversations Parents Hate: How to talk to your child about anything

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Scheduling Stress: Finding Your Family’s Rhythm in an Unpredictable World 

Life is hectic. Between little league games and business dinners, birthday parties and household chores, it’s hard to imagine finding a schedule that actually works all the time. Parents with young children or children with special needs, especially those on the spectrum or with sensory sensitivity, hear time and time again that kids need structure.… Continue reading Scheduling Stress: Finding Your Family’s Rhythm in an Unpredictable World