Anger Management: Helping Children Manage Anger

Anger Management: Helping Children Manage Anger

Let me just say, my young child comes with a lot of uncontrolled anger! She has definitely tested my “hood” characteristics, lol... frequently and on many occasions.  Therefore, I am practicing what I preach (as a therapist), day in and out! But, at some point or another, we have all felt angry. Some may consider [...]

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How To Get Over Panic Attacks Naturally By Doing 3 Things

How To Get Over Panic Attacks Naturally By Doing 3 Things

I would like to thank Natalie, creator of The Grace Real for taking the time to share her experience and provide strategies to manage panic attacks.  You can find more information about Natalie by clicking the above link.  At the bottom of this article, you can find her bio and more additional links to her [...]

The Month Of The Military Child: An Interview With Our Five Girls

The Month Of The Military Child: An Interview With Our Five Girls

Military life is something I am extremely passionate about.  I have been "married" to the Navy for almost 14 years.  I have shared with you in Resilience in Military Spouses and Resilience in Military Spouses..Part 2 about some of the sacrifices I have made as a military spouse.  Some will never know what being married to the [...]

MY MORNING ROUTINE

MY MORNING ROUTINE

If you are a person of all things, chances are, you have a routine.  Why? Because creating routines are essential to a successful life.  Sometimes the routine works for you, but there are times you may not work your routine.  In a previous blog, I shared with you the benefits of a routine.  There were [...]

How Imagination Helps In Raising Children

How Imagination Helps In Raising Children

While raising children, parents need to wear different hats during the day. You need to be a singer, entertainer, dancer to calm your baby, multitasking jangler of different tasks at the same time. Believe me, you learn a lot! But sometimes general approach just doesn’t work. And the advice you’ve received from your friends, also [...]

WHAT IS FOSTER CARE? WHAT PROGRAM DID CHIEF & I CHOOSE?

WHAT IS FOSTER CARE? WHAT PROGRAM DID CHIEF & I CHOOSE?

A few months ago, I shared with you my journey to becoming a foster parent.  Since writing Becoming A Foster Parent, I have been asked several questions regarding different foster care programs.  Today, I will provide some insight into foster care programs.  Be mindful, this is also dependant on your state and the foster care agency [...]