Today I'm sharing on our new counseling center blog helpful information for parents who are facing divorce or still struggling with co-parenting their children. As a family law mental health professional (www.cooperativecoparent.com), I am passionate about influencing our culture toward more ... Read More about 6 Commitments to Prevent An Alienated Child During Separation and Divorce (sharing from our CCA staff blog)
I want to be a positive encouragement and spiritual influence on the people I interact with – not just when I'm the conference speaker but also when I'm in front of a cashier or server when I'm in a hurry. I want my parenting to be more about being present and spiritually connected than creating ... Read More about My Birthday Manifesto @MichelleNietert
Sometimes unexpected challenges lead to rest even in the midst of a Stepping on Cheerios life. This past Sunday after teaching Sunday school, our family headed to my nephews ballgame. My daughter thought it would be an awesome idea to bring the family dog to the ballpark and while I first I ... Read More about Stepping on Cheerios, Legos and Dirty Clothes (Book Review Included)
During the last week of school, I was invited to read with a group of Kindergartners. One of the books my son and I chose was (affiliate links included) I'm Going to Give You a Bear Hug by Caroline B. Cooney. The children laughed at all the different hugs included in the story - especially the Horse ... Read More about Making Summer Reading Meaningful for You and Your Child (Children’s Book Giveaway)
Today, I'm guest posting on a tween parenting blog party about tackling worry and anxiety and wanted to share it with you. You can read this post highlighting ways to attack anxiety mentally, physically, spiritually, and with the help of others. Follow this link for the entire ... Read More about Worries or Anxiety: How to Tell the Difference and What to Do About It.