Friendships Friendships are so important, and knowing how to find friends can be a challenge for many kids.  In this episode we explore: The importance of friends How to find friends Getting in touch with your interests The give and take of friendship You’re also invited to participate in a Mindfulness Exercise that helps youContinue reading “Friendships”

When You Have BIG Feelings Having big feelings is a normal part of life. Sometimes when we feel our feelings and they become too big, we call that being disregulated. Some feelings might be harder than others. In today’s episode we explore how we can co-regulate with kids to help them get through their big feelings. I invite you toContinue reading “When You Have BIG Feelings”

SMART Goals for 2023 Instead of New Years Resolutions we’re going to make SMART Goals for 2023. I also invite you to join me in a mindfulness exercise that will help prepare us to meet our goals. Bring the family together for this episode and make sure to check out my Zigazoo page for more mental health contentContinue reading “SMART Goals for 2023”

Honoring Your Needs Today we explore our needs, from the basics like food and water, to important connections like family and friends. We also discuss why safety, both emotional and physical is so important to living a full and complete life. I end today’s podcast with a mindfulness exercise that encourages us to honor our needs. JoinContinue reading “Honoring Your Needs”

Make the Holiday Season More Meaningful

Use my FREE guide to make this holiday season more meaningful. Create shared values, set expectations, learn how to set and maintain boundaries, and create new traditions.

Making Mistakes Making Mistakes is an opportunity to learn and grow. Making mistakes and sharing the lessons we learn also helps us grow closer to those around us. I am grateful you’re joining me today to learn more about mistakes and what meaning we give to them. In this episode I also explore a mindfulness exerciseContinue reading “Making Mistakes”

To Be Bored, or Not to be Bored?

Helping our children recognize and understand their feelings is a full time job. When boredom strikes it’s no different. A common response to hearing, “Mom! I’m bored!” might be to offer solutions to the boredom, or list out a bunch of ideas that might cure your child of this boredom. In the least, these ideasContinue reading “To Be Bored, or Not to be Bored?”

Explore Values with Your Kids

In my Podcast, Pineapple, Orange, Banana, I discuss the topic of Values. Exploring values with kids can be fascinating because kids often cut through the B.S. of adult thinking and get straight to the point. Their insight and honesty can help us identify with our inner child and explore the things we truly believe inContinue reading “Explore Values with Your Kids”