Setting Boundaries Outside of the Home

Last week we talked about enforcing boundaries in the home. Setting boundaries in the home, builds a strong foundation for both parents and children to set and keep boundaries outside of the home. Keeping boundaries with extended family, friends, and others can be hard, especially when they try to push those boundaries. Here are five different ways parents can enforce …

Healing Your Inner Child

What it is, how to heal it, and why it matters. What is your inner child? Your inner child is a representation of yourself from childhood. This part of your brain contains both positive and negative aspects of your childhood. For example, it could be where you first learned to experience joy, be creative, or express enthusiasm. At the same …

The Art of Resilience

We have all been knocked down before. Sometimes it can be tough to get back up again. It can seem as though the stress, grief, or hopelessness is stronger than ourselves. That’s where resilience comes in to save the day!  What is Resilience? Resilience isn’t only seeing the positive. It also means recognizing the negative experiences or trials that you …

Let’s Get Emotional

I consider myself a highly emotional person. In our society, this phrase is almost always used in a negative way. When did we decide that emotions, besides happiness, are a bad thing? Emotions are Normal Now we may not directly say that emotions are bad, but the way we talk about them can give that impression like: “Don’t be scared! …