Nobody Is Perfect

“If you seek PERFECTION in everything, you will achieve it in nothing” How many times have you moved something around just after you put it there looking for that perfect angle? How often do you write something down, erase it, and re-write it 100 times until it is perfect? Have you changed clothes, re-applied your makeup, or fixed your hair so many times in the morning and just can’t get it right? It is possible that you could be obsessed with PERFECTIONISM. If you get bent out of shape just because something is not perfect, you will find yourself on…

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10 Tips For Parents With Graduates Preparing For Life After High School

The preparation of your teenage child for their senior year, their last year of school is stressful for your child and the parent as well. They must go through tough decisions they have to make that can reflect the rest of their lives. This is a stressful time for them this year trying to keep their grade average up and passing their SAT, filling out college applications, and trying to decide what they are going to do with the rest of their life. It is hard to manage sometimes, but we have to do what we can to help and…

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10 Ways To Deal With Teenage Stress

There are many different struggles a parent deals with on a daily basis, especially if you have teenagers.  Dealing with teenage stresses and the things they go through can be a challenge.  Not every parent knows everything teenager is dealing with unless there is constant communication; sometimes a difficult thing to accomplish.  All we can do in the beginning is try to cover all basics of growing up and try to lead them in the correct path. As a parent you have to utilize a wide variety of problem solving skills in order to deal with the problems your children…

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5 Things To Do If Your Child Is Being Bullied

Bullying is a serious issue that can be prevented if parents sit down and discuss bullying directly with children. By making children aware of the dangers, consequences, and resources available to them, it is possible to put an end to this worldwide epidemic that is happening every day in our streets, playgrounds, and schools. Below are five things to do if your child is being bullied: • Sit your kids down and talk to them directly about bullying and what to do if they experience it. Be candid, be honest, but be loving so you don’t shut your kids down…

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Put Your Family First By Integrating Family Time In All That You Do (Family Time)

You are busy.  You have deadlines you have to meet at work causing you to work late nights or even holidays, weekends, skipped vacations.  Even when you are at home or out and about with your family you are thinking about work instead of being there in the moment with your family.  Believe me when I say that your family will notice that you are distant and you will only get further and further away from them if you don’t stop what you are doing and take time to enjoy your family. Bottom Line Up Front (BLUF), your family is…

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