Debunking the Myth – Self-Care is Selfish- Myths and Misconceptions About Self-Care Part 1

Do We Need Self-Care? There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about self-care. I have believed, wrestled with, and reframed many which I will talk about in this series.…

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3 Ways to Overcome the “I learned the science of trauma and my home is still in chaos” -Pitfall

I learned the science of trauma and my home is still in chaos! When we adopted a sibling group of four from Poland, I began my trauma-informed education. I thought…

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Self-Discipline, Self-Sabotage, Self-Sufficiency, Self-Control, and Raising Kids Who Have Experienced Trauma

What is Self-Discipline and What Is Actually Self-Sabotage? I worked ten straight hours the other day. I even worked while I ate meals (one of the dangers of working from…

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Episode 164 – What do you believe about your kiddos? Part 3

Like I said last week on the podcast -we can easily get into a mindset of actually idolizing our kiddos. We put them ( unintentionally) on a pedestal as an…

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Episode 157 -Teaching Kids to Journaling as a Coping Mechanism

How are your kids coping during this difficult time? They may be feeling ambiguous loss and chronic stress. This can trigger cortisol levels and cause anxiety and suppress the immune…

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