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Raw Ramblings of an Anxious Mom (who happens to be a psychologist, empowerment coach and healer): Just a mamma like you!

Warning:  You won’t find fancy research or jargon or quotes in this blog. There are no editors involved, and I haven’t even used spell check. Just pu...

January 5, 2017

Happy New Year! I hope your 2017 is off to a great start. For most of us parents, today was the first day back to school after a long (emphasis on the long) holiday break. I was initially ecstatic about being home for 12 days with my husband and my children. Towards th...

October 25, 2016

Lately my email inbox, Facebook feed, and even my radio stations have been flooded with advertisements, articles, blogs, and online community events from “parenting experts” claiming to have the “keys” to helping me be the best mom I can be. They claim to have the answ...

 
This recent string of clown sightings and threats has created a large-scale panic. Children have been exposed to the news stories and the photos and many are terrified. Many kids who I have spoken with are begging their parents to keep them home from school. Some do...

Last week I wrote an article about skills that children need in order to develop an inner compass to navigate life. So many of you wrote to me saying how much you loved that article and how "spot on" I was and asked what you as parents can do to support the development...

September 27, 2016

The times in which we are currently living are very different from the ways many of us grew up. We now live in a world dominated by technology, consumed with materialism, and vibing hate, fear, and competition. For those of us raising children, we have an urgent respon...

August 3, 2016

“A child develops best when, like a young plant, he is left undisturbed in the same soil. Too much travel, too much variety of impressions, are not good for the young, and cause them as they grow up to become incapable of enduring fruitful monotony.”

- Bertrand Russell

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