Dear Anxiety: Life During a National Pandemic

Dear Anxiety: I would appreciate it if you took a vacation to somewhere else for a while. The world is in crisis and I do not have time to deal with you. Wait, no one can travel. We are staying at home. I guess we need to figure this out together, because you have nowhere … Continue reading Dear Anxiety: Life During a National Pandemic

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When the Floor Dropped Out – We Learned to Climb Together

*******Time for chapter 4 in my beautiful daughter’s story of growth and success beyond Struggles with Mental Health.  If you missed chapter 1, 2, & 3, click the links below to read how our journey began. ****** She’s Struggling! What Do We Do? Our Experience with Brain Balance To Medicate or Not? The Great ADHD … Continue reading When the Floor Dropped Out – We Learned to Climb Together

Balancing Fear and Fun to Live your Fullest Life

Faced with the decision to choose fear or fun, where do your loyalties lie? Fear is an overwhelming emotion and can easily sway any decision to her side of the fence. The question is how much life is one giving up if you give in to fear? Finding a balance between fear and fun is … Continue reading Balancing Fear and Fun to Live your Fullest Life

How to Make Friends with your Anxiety

I know what you are thinking – Did she write that title correctly? This has to be some kind of mistake.  No, Ladies and Gentlemen, this is not an error. One of the key ways I learned to live with my chronic anxiety is to realize its presence and accept it for what it is. … Continue reading How to Make Friends with your Anxiety

Our Experience with Brain Balance

*** Time for chapter 2 in my beautiful daughter’s story of growth and success beyond ADHD and Anxiety.  If you missed chapter 1, click the link below to read how our journey began. She’s Struggling! What Do We Do? Our struggles did not end when we entered our new Montessori environment.  Things were better, but … Continue reading Our Experience with Brain Balance

Gardening to Revive the Soul

We have an enormous lot and over the years I developed an intense love for gardening.  Truth be told, I cannot keep a house plant alive to save my soul, but my outdoor gardens flourish.  With Michigan experiencing the rainiest Spring in recorded history,I had concerns my gardening plans were on hiatus for 2019.  We … Continue reading Gardening to Revive the Soul

She’s Struggling! What Do We Do?

When my sweet, spunky daughter set off for school, I did not have any reservations. I knew she would be one of the youngest in the class, but I did not have any concerns about her potential for success. She had always been eager to try new things and very social, always wanting to make … Continue reading She’s Struggling! What Do We Do?