A New Way to Think About Life Transitions

Life Throws Curveballs Adult life can get pretty mundane. You’re going to work, sometimes school, going out with friends, have a significant other in your life and maybe a child. BOOM. Curveball. Plot twist. Major life change. That life change can be anything– a natural disaster, loss of a job, death of a family member, a …

How To Save A Marriage After A Self-Medication Affair

This is part four of the eight-part series on how to save your marriage after an affair. If you haven’t read the first three parts of the series, the links are below! Before reading Andrew G. Marshalls book, How Can I Ever Trust You Again?: Infidelity: From Discovery to Recovery in Seven Steps (affiliate), I wasn’t aware …

13 Reasons Why: Let’s Have A Conversation

Most of you know that 13 Reasons Why season 2 came out on May 18th, 2018. There has been controversy over the show about how the show has handled the important topics within the show. As a parent, a survivor, and someone who knows how hard it is to speak when issues are shut down, …

The Benefits of Therapy

My Therapy Story People enter therapy for a number of reasons- but most do it to work through a life-changing event or to work on something about themselves that isn’t working for them. There are other reasons, but these seem to be the most common. Many go voluntarily, which is likely the easiest way because the …

How Psychology Can Benefit Your Relationships Course

A Millennial Mrs. and Mom Course is here! How Psychology Can Benefit Your Relationships course is all about how psychology is secretly at play in your life. Being aware of this can change and enhance the way you interact with those around you. Below is a preview of the first couple pages of the course. …

Lessons in Autism

Note: An asterisk will be used to protect the privacy of the facility I used to work for, due to the HIPAA laws. I was ready for a change in mid-2013. I had just come back to work after having a mini-stroke, otherwise known as a TIA (trans-ischemic attack). My new neurologist had advised me …

How We Went From Sharing to Selfish

In any kindergarten class… Kids sit together at a table, on any given day. They color. They bicker over the blue crayon or the yellow. That’s usually when you hear a teacher say “children, please share, sharing is caring” Everyone hears it. We all know it. Why do we choose to ignore this? Sure… There …

15 Key Ways To Have Long-Term Relationship Success

When it comes to long-term relationships, everyone wants to know what the secret is to a successful relationship. People often have relationship questions like, “what is a healthy relationship?” or “how do I have a successful relationship?” The answers to these questions are simpler than one might think. When it comes to dating advice or …

Crossing the Chasm in Communication – Cats and Dogs

Parenting is an awesome experience. And, it’s a challenge. Sometimes, your kids are amazing. Sometimes, it feels like you’re raising wild animals and every step forward is like pulling teeth. Or nailing jello to a wall. One of the challenges is that as you’re raising them, they are literally building up an internal map of …

7 ways to motivate your kid to brush their teeth (Guest Post Days)

You know that brushing your child’s teeth or having your child brush is important.  You want them to brush, but they just won’t do it.   Before you lose your cool let’s talk about some ways to motivate your child to brush their teeth.  Big kids around the age of 4-7 are an interesting group.  They …