Creating boundaries with your child at the start of the school year

You have your child’s schedule in hand and your first inclination is to fix it. You have a senior who has yet to start anything…and I mean anything…with their college applications. You have one checked out on Fortnite and won’t leave their room. You have a daughter who is so glued to her phone and… Read More Creating boundaries with your child at the start of the school year

How to handle to-do lists, deadlines, applying to colleges and everything else

As the beginning of the school year nears, it can be tough to tackle projects, tasks, homework and everything else on your plate. I can only imagine a student, especially a rising senior, seeing the calendar and realizing that sweet summer is setting quicker than expected and a looming task list is rising with full… Read More How to handle to-do lists, deadlines, applying to colleges and everything else

How College Admission is Suffocating our Students

Across my desk sits a picture painted of unrealistic expectations. Anxiousness and self-doubt. Ideals of what success should look like. An all or nothing mentality. An average student who feels like a failure. An AP student who lacks hours of sleep and is barely holding it together. A student in love with soccer who quits… Read More How College Admission is Suffocating our Students

Your Game Plan for Crushing the New Year + Prepping for College Along the Way

Resolutions, resolves, to-do lists, fresh starts, reminiscing, planning or just recovering from the holiday season. Ya, it’s a lot. And by the way, school starts back up fairly soon if not already. So maybe you’re hitting the snooze button more than the books, BUT it’s okay, because there are a few easy things you can… Read More Your Game Plan for Crushing the New Year + Prepping for College Along the Way

Every 15 Minutes – Distracted/Drunk Driving Program at BHHS

This week BHHS put on Every 15 Minutes. An intense two-day program to create awareness of the real dangers of drunk/distracted driving. Words cannot describe the level of depth this program reaches. From a car crash scene, the arrest of a drunk driver, to the assembly where students and parents write letter to each other… Read More Every 15 Minutes – Distracted/Drunk Driving Program at BHHS

Steps to Bring Ease to the College Application Process

Today I presented on bringing mindfulness into the world of college counseling. A world that can be…well…full of fear. Fear of not getting in. Fear of failing yourself and those around you. Fear of not being enough. I truly believe that the college admission process does not have to be rooted in fear. How? Keep… Read More Steps to Bring Ease to the College Application Process