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We understand that getting to the bottom of what’s going on with our children can be nerve-wracking and stressful, especially when we suspect that our child has ADD or ADHD diagnosis. Some of the questions we hear most often...
It’s taken me years to reconcile the thought that I was raised by a narcissist. It wasn’t until I was in my late twenties and saw a therapist that I could even put a finger on why I am the...
If you do not have a child, you have probably not heard of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. The show is a spin-off of Mister Roger’s Neighborhood, which was a long-running family-oriented TV series hosted by Fred Rogers. It is a...
When I was growing up, my mom used to spend time on the weekends “puttering.” She’d do things like fold laundry while watching TV, organize toy bins that had gotten out of control, or straighten the pantry. As a...
Disclosure :: This post is brought to you by our sponsors at Children's Hospital New Orleans. Though this is a sponsored post, we recognize that children's mental health is a HUGE topic in New Orleans and across the nation right...
When I was in 2nd grade, we were playing kickball for PE. I was sitting on the bench waiting for my turn to kick. Sitting there, I could feel my stomach churning, and the closer it got to my...
Monday morning school drop-off: I turn down a narrow, heavily trafficked Uptown street pockmarked with construction, searching for a spot to pull over to deposit my son at middle school. The only spot available is wedged between a driveway and...

Season of Blah

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Recently, while struggling with some serious writer’s block, a friend asked me what I had done lately. She encouraged me to write about a recent experience, a great book I had read, or a new show I had watched....
Disclosure:: This post is not sponsored but if you (like us) are now on the hunt for Encanto figurines, stuffed animals, and accessories – our partners at ShopDisney can help. Check it out HERE.  Surface Pressure: Learning from Luisa Madrigal I...
I had gone to the grocery store one afternoon. This was a restock haul. About two hours after getting home, I'm sorting laundry and start thinking to myself I don't remember putting the milk away ... "Nathan do you...

365 Days of Positivity

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No Resolutions Here Like most people, I have done the “This year I will ...” and midway into January, whatever resolution I chose had already fallen by the wayside. There is a constant goal in my life to do better...
This weekend I took a whirlwind trip out of town to support a very important event for my aunt. I left my husband and my two girls at home, hopped on a plane, and spent several hours with my...
Full disclosure: This post was written with the complete permission of my son. He has read it and approved its publishing. That said, we've chosen to publish it anonymously. This post is part 5 of a 5-part series, following...
The most wonderful time of the year Holidays can be fun and exciting. They also can be one of the most stressful times of the year. I love boundaries. I love talking about them because I find them fascinating and...