Discussions with Dad: A Parenting Workshop

Discussions with Dad Parenting WorkshopAre you a dad that enjoys gourmet snacks and meeting other dads while receiving valuable information?

Connect with fellow dads in a supportive, open environment to discuss daily challenges and learn valuable skills and tools you can start using immediately.

Join us for a fun and interactive workshop – this is open to all dads, whether you’re expecting or discussing college options.

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How To Stop Wishing Your Life Away

mindfulness present in lifeEver feel like you’re wishing your life away? Maybe you’re dealing with lots of deadlines, mountains of work, problems with a child, or looking forward to being
done with something difficult. Or maybe you’re excited about an upcoming
graduation, event, or something fun that’s further down the road.

It’s totally fine to look ahead, especially when we’re dealing with things we don’t
want to, but it gets sticky when we’re constantly in a state of wanting to fast forward our lives. Suddenly you look around and go, I can’t believe another year
has passed, where did it go?! I’ve heard from a lot of brides, who spend months planning their wedding, report the actual day itself was a blur because they were so busy, the whole thing felt like a whirlwind. It becomes a bit of a letdown, sometimes even disappointing.

When we’re always looking forward to the next “thing”, whether good or bad, we
tend to miss all the cool, little things happening in our daily lives. What is the simplest way to stop wishing your life away? 

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How to Stop Feeling Guilty about Self-Care

Self-Care
Self-care has become a bit of a buzzword in the last few years. You keep hearing over and over how important it is, even how essential it is. You know you need to do it, but there’s this part of you that feels guilty about it. It seems selfish and indulgent. Who has time for that? I’ve got things that need to be handled, too many things on my to-do list to stop and take a bubble bath.

Why is self-care important?

The reason it’s so important is that when you don’t take time for self-care, you’ll actually perform worse.

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6 Ways To Support A Depressed Partner

depression-partner

Is your partner depressed? Do you wonder how to best support them? Living with a depressed partner can be so challenging and cause an immense amount of stress. Every relationship is different, but there are effective ways you can support a partner with depression without damaging yourself or the relationship.

Here are 6 ways to support a partner with depression:

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Is Your Teen Grieving? Here Are 5 Ways to Help

Teen Grief Parent AustinLosing a loved one is one of the most painful things a person can go through. For many teens, this is their first experience with loss and so they may not have all the tools to cope in a healthy way.

You may feel stuck wondering how to help, what to say, or what to do. This is one of the most difficult transitions a person can experience.

Wondering how to support a grieving teen? Here are 5 ways:

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