Relationships

Last Night, I was Hit by a Drunk Driver

I WAS HIT BY A DRUNK DRIVER LAST NIGHT Yes, you read that right. I was hit by a drunk driver last night. Thank God I walked away without a scratch, but needless to say, it was pretty scary. As you know well by now, I tend to write through my experiences in order to…

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The Antidote to it All

I just got back from walking my dog and felt compelled to write to all of you. I have a friend whose friend just lost her beautiful 17-year-old son this week. Another friend is caring for her friend as she gets ready to depart our world. And yet another friend is going through a difficult…

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Book Launch Day!

Today is the official release of my new book Connection and Kindness: The Key to Changing the World Through Parenting. Visit https://www.amazon.com/author/parentcoacherin to purchase your copy!  

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What is it really about?

Yesterday was a paradoxical day that began with me attending the funeral for a friend’s husband who took his own life last week. The service was an absolutely beautiful way to honor this man’s life. My friend did not want to enshroud his death in secrecy, so she was very open and honest about the…

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Sneak peak book excerpt!

In celebration of the Sept. 15 release of my book Connection and Kindness: The Key to Changing the World Through Parenting, I am going to be sharing some parts of it to give you a sneak peak. Today, I would like to share my introduction with you. I hope you enjoy! I have known since…

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How Can I Be More Successful?

How can you become more successful in your life, business or as a parent? Before we can answer that question, we must first define success itself. The traditional definition of success is basically the American Dream – work hard to build a career, a marriage, a house, a dog, a white-picket fence and 2.5 children.…

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The Importance of Kindness to Yourself

According to our school calendar, we are solidly over the half-way mark for summer and this week, I started to feel the effects of trying to work from home while my kids are all basically home (with the exception of a few camps). I was mindful not to place too many expectations and items on…

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Connection Advice for Parents who Travel

This week is a busy week for me. My kids finish school tomorrow. The next day – Wednesday – is the first official day of summer break for them and then I leave for a work conference on Thursday. My younger two kids do not particularly love when I travel for work, so last year…

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Knowing our natural rhythms

I was chatting with my dear friends and colleagues the other day about natural rhythms. What we came upon is that we are surrounded by natural rhythms…the rhythm (cycle) of the moon, the rhythm of the seasons, day and night, sleep and wake, hunger and satiety, rest and action, play and work. Bears and other…

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Baltimore: Where Do We Go From Here?

I have intentionally avoided commenting on the riots that have sprung up around the country in recent times but today, I find it impossible to be quiet, as the events are unfolding in my beloved hometown of Baltimore and my heart is aching. I have friends and family who are firefighters and police officers who…

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