Category Archives: CALM

To set the standard
– Find ways to be the rock when the rest of life is like a hurricane.
– Find ways to maintain balance in your life
– Find ways to decrease your stress.

Forget about exhaustion, inadequate sleep or migraine headaches, get through the upside-downs of daily life without panic. Find out about the tools you need to minimize stress and avoid collapse or burnout. Learn the essential tools for stress reduction after the long hours of oontact with kids or clients.   The first thing you’ve got […]

Have you ever dared to listen to yourself when you’re talking and reflected of how many times you use the word no? How many times do you tell your kid what not to do instead of what you want them to do?

The first question you need to answer is: Where is your stress? by Olga Nedo Is it located in your neck or your head? Where is does that emotional pain sit—the anxiety, the anger, the frustration, the overwhelm? How do you do this? Find a calm and quiet place – yes, it may need to […]

The Power of Neutral ——-MAGNET—— Resource guide to reach your neutral  What Makes You More Resilient What actions can induce the sense of calmness and resilience: Focus on positive emotions: go out and switch to new activities, experiences and environments; Stay flexible, face challenges, adjust your goals; Learn lessons from the ‘negative’ experiences; Analyze and […]

What is important to you and your family? In our family, we think that among other things this is important We listen to each other We show respect for each other. We value learning by doing We allow each other to do mistakes We show that we like each other. We are good friends. We […]

The language we use, word choice, body language, tone of voice, rate of speech and the emphasis on each word and syllables has a profound impact on the children in our care and in our lives. How others hear us may be very different from how we hear ourselves. Researchers have found that above average […]

What is resilience? It’s the ability to stay adaptive and flexible when you face the difficult situations in your life. Do you want to feel the better sense of control over your life? Do you want to reduce fear and take amazing risks? Then these resilience tips are for you. Building stress resilience is easier […]

What is Joy? For me Joy is an attitude—it is not happiness though it may feel like it. Happiness is fleeting, like sadness or silliness or worry. Joy is a gladness inside you that exists regardless of the good or bad things that happen during your day. Like Love, it is a Verb. It can […]

Tips from the trenches for parents living with the challenges of a child diagnosed with FASD –  PART ONE By Jodee Kulp After thirty years of living, loving and laughing with persons living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) the most sound advice I can give to foster, kinship and adoptive parents is “FIND TIME […]

This is probably one of the most difficult things as a parent. We all know that preserving family harmony makes it easier, but it is so difficult when it really matters. Your ability to work on your own mental and physical condition will become the foundation to make it easier to handle. I have tried […]