Growing up with a Self-Centered Parent

Let’s face it, being a parent is a tough job! It is a difficult responsibility that doesn’t come with any instructions and there is no one “right way” to parent. Throughout my years of working with children and adults, I have noticed the significant harm that can come from being brought up by a self-centered parent. There is such a …

How to eat on vacation without coming back as a beached whale!

Summer has finally arrived!  The kids are out of school, the weather is hot, and the family vacation that has been planned for months is finally approaching.  So what are you most looking forward to on your vacation?  Is it the quality time you will finally be able to spend with your family, the time away from the office, or …

Swimsuit Season, Yikes!

The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining and the mercury is rising.  What does all of this mean?  Yes, of course summer is on the way!  So bring on the barbecues, the neighborhood block parties, boat rides, hiking, and lazy days by the pool.  Oh, but you say there is one problem.  That New Year’s resolution I made so …