Get out and enjoy winter before it’s gone. And bring the kids, too. Sure, winter in Western New York can be challenging – slick driving, shoveling, teeth-chattering cold…. But, it can and should be celebrated, too. So… bundle up and enjoy our winter wonderland. Here are some suggestions. These popular outdoor spots offer plenty of […]
Who says you can’t have a little fun with fashion in the winter ? Actually, I think it’s deemed necessary, to keep those cold days, bright & cheerful! Fun sleeves, hem details & embellishments are taking the spotlight in fashion. Who would have thought taking a little design notice to the mundane would have so […]
They say it takes 21 days to make or break a habit and after almost 9 years of yelling it had certainly become my response when directions were not followed the first time, rough housing turned to WWE matches or home cooked meals were met with scrunched noses and noises of disgust. I was a habitual yeller….I was that mom. But, I changed.
Written by Lifestyle Contributor, Darcy Thiel, MA, LMHC, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in NY State. A friend of mine has been in marriage counseling for a while and I have been impressed and intrigued by some of the interventions her therapist has used. Being a couple’s counselor myself, I am always looking, […]
One mom’s challenge to herself – no yelling for one full year. Why? And how’d she do?
Gifting from the heart..
It’s a balancing act. I talk freely and emotionally with my older girls about our loss. It’s really a struggle for us. But, to be honest, Emma makes it easier for all of us to remember those fun and special times. She helps us think about his life more and his death less. That is a gift.