Parenting with Fierceness: Raising the Bottom

One of my favorite roles as a professional has been teaching a class for first-time substance users who were teenagers. The program occured in Clinton County, Indiana and was funded through the Probation Department to help educate youth about substance use and abuse in order to help prevent future under-age/illegal use. One of the phrasesContinue reading “Parenting with Fierceness: Raising the Bottom”

Parenting with Fierceness: Drawbacks and Perks

Ever feel like you are a little overzealous with your parenting or controlling habits for someone else? Do you wish you could encourage others around you to be more autonomous in their tasks? Read on for more thoughts on parenting independent, resilient, kids.

Connecting! Leading Through Words, Looks, and Intentional Silences

I love connecting with others. I make eye contact, I talk with people I don’t know, I’m interested in what other people have to say, and I love people in general (most of them anyway).

Making it fun! ADHD, High Intensity Kids, and Providing Therapy and Structure to All of the Above

When I begin therapy with a client with a diagnosis in attention issues, I start with a pretty simple premise. ‘Therapy is fun!’