Life isn’t about finding yourself.
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July 4th marks the celebration of America's Independence from British rule. It was on this day in 1776 that the thirteen colonies declared they were no longer subject to the rules, restrictions, and ideologies being imposed on them by a monarch positioned across an...read more
As another school year draws to a close, end of year exams loom on the horizon. Final grades, class rankings, scholarship opportunities, and college admissions may all hang in the balance. As parents, we want the very best for our children; the best possible futures,...read more
The holiday season is upon us! This is the time of year that brings families together. It can also be the time of year that reminds us why we might choose to spend time apart. Why is it that we can walk through the door of our parents' homes and immediately feel like...read more
Solid Foundations We can all enter into the world and accomplish big things if we have a solid foundation on which to build. We can navigate difficult bosses, demanding workloads, financial strain, medical crises, and the ebbs and flows of life if we know that we have...read more
Excitement is in the air as our children, teachers, and staff prepare to return to school for the 2018-2019 school year. But as excitement builds, anxiety often builds as well. Social and academic pressures weigh heavily on our students as they attempt to do it all:...read more
For many of our children who deal with mental health issues, a break from school might mean more than just a break from their routine; it might also mean a break from their medications. While there may not be a need for intense focus outside of the classroom, reducing or discontinuing ADHD medication over the summer can lead to hyperactivitity, irritability, and behavioral issues. For others, children have been known to experience depression as a result of social isolation during the summer while being away from their peers.read more
When we think of the process of letting go, we tend to imagine a slow goodbye. A relationship that wanes before it ends, a long illness resulting in someone’s passing, a lifelong career transitioning into retirement.
In all these scenarios, we have the luxury of time. Time to prepare, time to anticipate, time to say the things we need to say, and time to tie our loose ends neatly into a bow.read more
3 TIPS THAT ARE LIKE SUNSCREEN FOR THE MIND We eat healthfully to maintain our ideal weight. We exercise to achieve good cardiovascular health. We brush and floss to prevent cavities, apply lotion to reduce sun damage, and buckle our seat belts to keep us safe while...read more
Change the story you tell yourself, about yourself Have you ever heard newlyweds tell the story about how they first met? With knowing looks, and sparkling eyes, their excitement almost palpable, they share vivid details about the events that changed their lives...read more
Who Will You Be in 2018? January is such a wonderful month. It’s full of the freshness of a New Year; the excitement of new goals to accomplish and the anticipation of experiences yet to be had. It’s a time to plan for what’s coming next and a time to reflect on what...read more
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