Parenting
Self-care Strategies for Parents

Self-care Strategies for Parents

Parents often have little time for real self-care. We routinely finish last in this regard as we care for our kids, our partners, extended family members, pets, the house, our careers, and the list goes on. Parents, let’s honor ourselves by choosing to put ourselves first sometimes!

Relocation

It may seem like a lot of research but remember, buying a home is one of the largest financial and emotional decisions you will ever make, so it’s worth taking the time to get it right.

Our Kids Need Our Help, Mind Your Words

The morning after the debate, I woke up with the weight of the world, a headache before I even got out of bed. I couldn’t tell if I was angry, devastated, afraid, annoyed, or apathetic. It was pretty much a combo of all of those feelings. I made coffee, sat with my...

Easing Your Child into Schooling in a New Environment

Easing Your Child into Schooling in a New Environment

For parents and children alike, the beginning of the school year elicits both anticipation and anxiety, even under the best circumstances. The prospect of returning to the classroom in the middle of a pandemic is enough to make anyone lose sleep. We talked to Chandra Lontz-Smith, licensed professional counselor and owner of Genuine Heart Counseling in Longmont, to find out how kids – and grown-ups – can manage back-to-school nerves.

Tips to Help Keep Your Kids Healthy and Safe

Now that schools are almost back in session, the backpacks are filling up quickly with No. 2 pencils, stacks of ruled paper and folders in every color of the rainbow. While many students feel excited to start school this year, some parents may be feeling a bit more trepidatious than usual. Here we have a list of health guidelines to make it easier to navigate the school year so you can keep your students safe and healthy.