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Divorce, ACEs and Your Kids – Part 2

In Part 1 of Divorce, ACEs and Your Kids, the Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) of Losing a Parent to Separation, Divorce or Another Reason was explained as a potential type of childhood trauma. It can impact a child’s learning potential … Continue reading

Divorce, ACEs and Your Kids – Part 1

Did you ever think of divorce as not just difficult, but something that may be traumatic for children? Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are traumatic things that happen to a child, things over which a child has no control. Losing a … Continue reading

Keeping Your Joy During Christmas

“Joy to the World” is a song I have sang during the Christmas season since I was a very young girl. Christmas is a time to gather with friends and family, decorate your tree, and buy gifts for loved ones. … Continue reading

Rediscovering Myself in Motherhood

In my last Women’s Wednesday post, I ‘fessed up: I nearly lost myself to motherhood. I got so “babied out” that I didn’t even know what I wanted to order in my favorite restaurant! To be the best mom and … Continue reading

Mom Pressure is Real – Part 2

In Mom Pressure Is Real – Part 1, I talked about the pressure of being a “good mom” and where that might come from. Let’s talk about the conflicted feelings women might be experiencing and the resources designed expressly to … Continue reading