Keeping Your Word

We are all guilty of this from time to time… we say we’ll do something and then life gets complicated and we get busy. Some things fall through the cracks.Whether it’s with kids, friends, family, or coparenting… stay consistent. Be present.Don’t make a habit out of things being left said and not done. This pattern …

Improving Your Attention Span When ‘the World Is Sick’

If you're still being affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent quarantine, you are not alone. Nearly six months have past since the dreaded COVID-19 outbreak halted the U.S. economy, and yet here we are, still dealing with the stresses at home and at work. With school starting and remote learning in full swing, …

Self-Care Is Not Selfish

“It’s backed by science and not just feel good self indulgent sentiments” (Lee, K., 2019) In the age of anxiety, where burnout is the new normal, self-care shouldn't be considered optional. Science reveals it's critical nature as something we should be devoting ourselves to, for ourselves. "Self-care is a regular, intentional process of devoting oneself …

Take A Drive Instead – A Peaceful Protest

RENEE JONES SCHNEIDER – STAR TRIBUNE Protesters walked along Washington Avenue during a Black Lives Matter rally on April 29, 2015, in Minneapolis. For the last few days, we have been reading and discussing the movement sweeping the country in our house and with family. Like many others, we are attempting to stay up to …

Emotional Abuse

"Residual effects that require attention, healing, and growth" - MamaBearBlendedFamilySupporthttps://www.instagram.com/p/BqPt0Nalh8v/ Mama K: "Hello! I just read your post and it hit home for me. Due to the emotional abuse I’ve developed anxiety and sometimes I feel a little afraid to ask simple questions. How do I ask my ex Narc what is his work schedule? …

Coping

Coping with loss during child custody Broken Mama: "How does one deal with this? I am still trying to navigate through all of the emotions of my child being used by my ex 😭. I am having a real rough time right now and don’t know how to hold on. The courts gave my ex …