Let the Dust Settle

So, after 10 years in this house with pets and young children, the carpets had to go. Of course, after the fact, we love our new floors, but it is amazing the amount of dust and dander that was stirred…

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Drama

Don’t feed the beast called drama. At this time of the year, it is so easy to be overtaken by the emotional climate of the school. Everyone feels a bit on edge and this can bring out the worst in…

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Splinched

So, it was a rough week of not feeling grounded for me. I felt as though I was being pulled in opposite directions all at once. Splinched. That’s what Harry Potter fans would call it, or split in two. Truth…

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The "Get It All In" Obsession

Presented a workshop on power struggles yesterday. I believe power struggles are fueled by frustration, stemming from a feeling we have lost control. Of course, this loss of control is often exacerbated by our obsessive perceived need to “get it…

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No Big Deal

It has been quite a week. As I type, my wife and I are on a plane headed home after spending a great couple of days in Cape May, New Jersey. This trip afforded us the opportunity to attend the…

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What's Your Goal?

If you have ever tried to change your behavior, you know it is not easy. This is especially true if you have several behaviors on which to work. Our school is now at the six-week mark, which is a good…

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