Summer Lessons and Back to School Daze

My two boys have been going to Panama (where I was born) since they were 1 year-old.  They will always go for 5 to 6 weeks depending on my parents (they stay with them while in Panama), and my plans for the summer.   Last summer, it was the first time in 13 years thatContinue reading “Summer Lessons and Back to School Daze”

Ways to practice mindfulness as a family

Mindfulness is, without a doubt, a source that can help us lower our stress level and allow us to recharge when our tanks are running empty.  Day after day we focus so much on “getting things done”, sticking to the planner, and dealing with the unexpected. As part of our mindfulness practice, is important toContinue reading “Ways to practice mindfulness as a family”

Having conversations with your Preteen

I spend I good amount of time with my oldest son who is 12 almost every afternoon.  My younger son plays soccer so he is usually gone with my husband to the soccer field and comes home after 7:30 almost every night of the week. That leaves me and my oldest one home alone.  AlthoughContinue reading “Having conversations with your Preteen”