Daily Photos

Daily Photos

I am SO excited to announce that I’ve created a journal for kids to help them process their emotions and feelings. It is now available for purchase on Amazon. My hope is that by writing, drawing, looking for the wins, recognizing the challenges; and acknowledging their feelings on a regular basis that they will learn to process and not stuff, escape or ignore their feelings and emotions. It has been SO much fun creating this journal and I hope your kids or kids you know enjoy using it as much as I’ve enjoyed creating it. The Canadian Amazon link is in my bio. #childrensjournal #emotionalprocessing #emotionalhealthmatters #healthykids #healthyminds #healthyadults
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Daily Photos

Daily Photos

I turned to anxietyand sat with her awhileI asked what she needed and what she wanted to sayFor a moment, I stopped fightingand embraced her as a part of myself As intrinsic as joy and as necessary as sadness She was quiet and stilland we could hear our beating heartTurning to me she said, I try to protect you and keep you safeBut I feel ignored, belittled, dismissed.I have to fight so hard to be heardThe harder you fight against me, the more the panic rises Notice me. Turn to me. Hear me.I am not a lesser part of you, needing to be vanquished.I am but a part of your whole. Will you see? Will you accept?All the pieces of yourselfNot as good, nor as bad, but simply as YOUWe were quiet and stilland we could hear our beating heartas I whispered,I want to try…… #poetry #anxiety #selfacceptance #allthepartsofme
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Daily Photos

Daily Photos

Typically, I take the kids to school in the mornings. Pretty normal, right? What’s not normal is that it takes approximately 15 mins to an hour and a half to convince my 9 year old to go to and stay in school. He has severe anxiety (and I’m starting to think there may be other issues at play – we’re in the “investigating” stage). Today, Jon and I switched places. I went to work early and he had the “pleasure” of doing the school run. He sent me these pics to show how fabulous it was going and then he brought Jude to work at 10am……first photo is TOTALLY staged to show me how awesome Jude is settling in……except he still has his backpack on….which means he is no where near settled! Apparently they played a game of chess while they tried to get him settled……and Jon left his phone with Jude to “prove” he wouldn’t leave……and came back to pages and pages of half his head. It was such a nice change to not be responsible for the “effort” this morning; although I wish he had been successful at getting Jude to stay. But we get to try again on Monday! #lookforthepositive #anxiety #PDA #switcheroo #parentingfun #judahzane
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