Calm in the Storm

When things going on in the world around us are uncertain and out of our control, it is very easy to find ourselves in worry, fear and anxiety. We are human beings with a full range of emotions so that just means we are normal. I’ve been…

Just Breathe

By Rebekah Anderson, School Counselor One of the quickest and easiest ways to calm a racing mind or a beating heart is through breath. When we calm or slow down our breath, we calm our adrenaline. We can’t be anxious and calm at the same…

My End of the School Year Interview

By Rebekah Anderson, School Counselor The end of the school year is a great time to look back and reflect. It’s also fun to look forward and think of all the fun things that we want to do during the summer. I invite you to take some time…

Conscious Parenting

By Rebekah Anderson, School Counselor Photo by Gustavo Fring from Pexels I first heard of the term conscious parenting when I heard Dr. Shafli speak at Lewis Howes’ Summit of Greatness a few years ago. Ever since, I have been fascinated…

Growth Mindset Parenting Tip: Controlling Reactions

By Rebekah Anderson, School Counselor I want to share with you my favorite equation…   E + R = O   Event + Response = Outcome   I think that this is such an important concept for us to understand, implement…

Family Routine

Routines are a great way to get everyone on the same page and working together. When everyone involved knows what is expected, and when it is expected, there are fewer arguments and more accomplishments. Over time my family created routines…