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I love a good plan. Few things excite me as much as the thrill of setting a goal, then laying out the steps to achieve it. I have a stack of paper planners, spreadsheets, and calendar and phone reminders...

Heart Helper

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When my daughter and her classmates returned to in-person school in October, one of her (and my!) favorite differences from online school was the return of the Classroom Jobs. As I learned over the first few weeks, the jobs...

Seasonal Gratitude

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December begins a month for me of overwhelming gratitude. I have had this same feeling for the last six years. Grateful for my current place in life wherever it may be. Grateful for the journey that has gotten me...

Can I Help?

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My daughter is almost seven, and recently she has taken an interest in helping around the house, especially in the kitchen. I am thankful for her sweet little heart to help her momma, but honestly, things would go a...

A Peace of My Mind

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2020 continues to be a year of transformation in my life. As a wife, mother, and young woman. While all the chaos swirls around me, I find solace in small moments when I realize I am displaying growth. My latest...

My Small Indulgences

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Everyone talks about self-care. Whether it's a massage, a pedicure, or a new balayage, I think everyone can acknowledge that these creature comforts can put a smile on anyone's face. But these are largely one-time splurges. Before COVID, I hadn't really...
Disclosure: This post was written by Katye Irwin, LPC, LPC-S, NCC and Tricia Newton, LPC, NCC, counselors in Upper and Middle School Divisions, and sponsored by The Academy of the Sacred Heart. Confidence Coaching Our Daughters Building Confidence When we ask a...
Dear Vianca, Guess who??? That’s right it’s me, your brain. I know you’ve got a lot going on, running your household, homeschooling, and being a small business owner, but please accept this letter as my formal resignation. I’m done. I’ve had enough. I’m...
For a while now, I've been teaching my kids the joy of sarcasm. Okay, they don't love it yet, but I do. For example, when I refill a juice cup or bring something from the other room or perform some...
In order to know how far I've come, let's go back to where it all began... I was 26 and living a lifestyle many would consider exciting! I was personally trying to figure out who I really was and searching...
I have spent the better part of my twins’ first 3 years of life setting boundaries for them.  “We eat at the table….We use please and thank you…No, you can’t cut your brother’s hair!”…the list is never-ending.  And now, ...
During these unpredictable times, I would like to know what in your life has remained predictable? If the answer is absolutely nothing, I totally get it. I’ve been hearing various stories from mothers of all walks of life, and...
Fall is my absolute favorite time of year for many reasons: sweater weather, bonfires, football, and Latinx Heritage Month. Latinx Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15th through October 15th. Is one month enough? No, but that is an...
I remember the exact incident that took place that brought to light the thoughts of “That could be me." Sandra Bland, 2015. Sandra was pulled over for a minor traffic infraction in Texas. The stop escalated, she was arrested and charged...