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Coffee + Talk: Weekly Wrap-Up on Tweens, Teens & Other Things

It’s that time again. More powerful words in this week’s wrap up. Get ready to be moved.   Rock Your Pot Belly And 12 Other Life Lessons For My Daughter   12 Lessons Emma Watson Has Taught Me About Success   ‘When I Realized That One Of Us Was Going To Die, I Knew I […]

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Too Much Tech

As an adolescent counselor, most of my time is spent talking and connecting with text-happy, Instagram-snapping, YouTube-watching, Halo-shooting, iPhone-obsessed middle- and high-schoolers and their parents. Recently, I received a call from a parent who said, “My 13-year-old is absolutely addicted to technology. If she’s not texting, then she’s emailing. If she’s not emailing, she’s on […]

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17 Questions

I’ve been doing my annual “Fall Clean.” It’s just like spring cleaning except you do it in the Fall.  Anyway, as I was cleaning out my cyber clutter and I happened across an email I received back in the ’90s. (Don’t judge. Paper piles have been my weakness.)   17 QUESTIONS….that could change your life. Take […]

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Coffee + Talk: Weekly Wrap-Up on Tweens, Teens & Other Things

We see so many valuable articles each week. I’d like to start sharing a weekly wrap up with a couple noteworthy reads with you each Friday.  Here is the first installment. I’d love to hear what you think. And what else you’ve read this week that has made an impact on you!   Missouri school […]

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You Are Not Awesome

You are not awesome. You really aren’t. Neither are your kids. “Um, what?!” Did you just tell me that I suck and my kids do too?” No. I said that you aren’t awesome and neither are your kids. For the record, I’m not awesome either. And, my kids? Totally nowhere near awesome. Before you call […]

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