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Connect to your child Here are four ways to connect to your child. Connection is important in our parent/child relationships.  Kids who feel connected to their parent(s) are more likely to be cooperative. It is challenging in our busy lives to always make time for ideal moments for connection.  Some days we spend a significant…

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Child therapy lees summit

We live in a very fast-paced world now with many things to distract us. Computers, smartphones, tablets, video gaming devices, and television all vie for our attention. These things have made our lives so much easier and more entertaining but at a cost. The cost is our relationship with our children. I have personally witnessed…

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mindful holiday

The holidays are upon us – a time to enjoy family, friends, and festivities.  For many of us, this is a time of good cheer, good will, and celebration.  We look forward to decorating, shopping, entertaining and spending time with family.  And for many of us the increased spending, longer to-do lists, and extra social…

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Holiday Presence

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The holiday season can feel like a whirlwind with buying decorations, finding gifts, seeking out bargains, holiday party planning, cooking for gatherings, and traveling. We may over-indulge, have poor quality sleep, financial pressures, and interpersonal tensions. Don’t forget the end of year work deadlines and the kids being out of school. It’s no wonder that when…

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child therapy lees summit mo

With the holiday season fast approaching many of us find our calendars filling up with family get together, child activities, holiday parties, shopping and decorating our homes. For some of us, this time of year is filled with excitement and anticipation as we connect with others and celebrate the season. We look forward to seeing family…

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Relationship Insanity

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Stop The Insanity In 1998, my wife made a pact with herself after the breakup with her last boyfriend that she will never date the “same man” again. She joked after we were together for some time that she dated the same man with a different face since high school until she met me. This is no…

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