Category: DIY Mental Wellness

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Spirituality in Childhood

Grief is an emotion so powerful that words cannot quite express the pain. Spirituality can be a powerful source of …

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Blog Header - Attention, Connection and Love What We’re Losing and How Improv Can Help Us Heal

Attention, Connection & Love: What We’re Losing and How Improv Can Help Us Heal

A dialogue from the film Lady Bird: Sister Sarah Joan: You clearly love Sacramento. Lady Bird: I do? Sister Sarah …

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Building Resilience in our Children: The Need to Create Collectivist Communities in an Individualistic Society

At our church, we host asylum-seeking families from around the world. Most are passing through and stay for just a …

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The Value of Family Traditions for Children

Most of us love traditions.  We may not have wondered why—we just know we enjoy them….especially around the holidays!  It …

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Being LGBTQ+ During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is full of joy and happiness across the world. For billions of people, this is the time …

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Back to School in 2021

In August of 2020, I wrote a blog about the decision to keep my then 3-year-old twins enrolled in childcare …

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The Impactful Role of Fathers on Kid's Mental Wellness

The Impactful Role of Fathers on Kid’s Mental Wellness

The role of a father exists in everyone’s life story. Fathers, present or not, known or not, give us some …

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Self-Care for Parents Who Don’t Have Time

Self-Care for Parents Who Don’t Have Time

Without a good understanding of and proper attention to their own needs, parents are ill-equipped to help their kids and …

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Fighting Social Isolation in Teens

Fighting Social Isolation in Teens

In Bexar County, less than 40% of students were physically in school during COVID. Many found themselves isolated or chose …

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Self-Care Means Practicing What You Preach

Self-Care Means Practicing What You Preach

The hierarchy of my life – a typical #momlife – goes something like kids first, then family, work, school, spouse, …

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I want to support the kids at clarity!