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August 26, 2022

Encouraging Self-Care for Teachers May be More Condescending than it is Helpful

by Allison Hurst, MS, NCC, LPC

Encouraging Self-Care for Teachers May be More Condescending than it is Helpful I quite literally grew up in schools. My dad was an educator and the sole breadwinner for our family. My earliest memories of his work include riding in his driver’s education vehicle, visiting him at his baseball practices, and meeting some of his […]

August 12, 2022

Surviving the “End-of-Summer Scaries”

by Allison Hurst, MS, NCC, LPC

The end of July is an all-around emotional battleground. Let’s be honest—no one in the vicinity of school-aged children feels fully back to baseline until almost October. Many parents eagerly await a semblance of routine to re-enter their homes with the start of school. They are in survival mode. Things like popsicles for breakfast and […]

August 11, 2021

Summer to Back2School Transition Tips & Tricks

by Jennie Risley

Many families are either preparing to head back to school or have already started. Where did the last six weeks go? Mornings went from a slow saunter to now a mad dash. Nights were peaceful and quiet to now nothing but homework awaits. Summer is now just a distant sight in the rearview mirror. If […]