Minding my Own Mind

Travel hockey tryouts were this week and watching my son skate across the ice over and over and over again, I realize that I learned more about myself than Zach’s coaches could possibly have ever learned about him.

To set the stage just a little, next hockey season Zach will be moving up to the next age bracket, kind of like going from ruling the school in your last …

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12 Ways to Control Difficult Emotions

If you have a tween at home then you know just how easily and quickly their emotions can spin them out of control, taking you along for the ride. I swear I saw my son’s head spin a full 360° tonight. Where’s an exorcist when you need one?!

But never fear, help has arrived. Here’s a list of twelve tools that can help kids manage through their strong feelings, …

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