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  What’s going on with US? Americans are even More Tired and Exhausted than Ever! Take a look at the latest from Pew Research Center on the statics of working parents and balancing family life.  Most American’s are still struggling with balancing life, family, while promoting a career at the same time.  Research suggests, dual

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I have been working with so many clients on the issue of co-parenting and the struggles that families are facing.  For many, managing the different structures, emotional and physical barriers that children must deal with when living between the two worlds of parents after divorce for the adults, let alone children!   As adults and

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Here is a great tool and fun activity for you and your young children to do together while also helping them to learn how to do chores around the house and learn good behaviors. Instead of arguing and dealing with whining behavior..make it fun! Remember, creating new habits takes 21 days!   How do you

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by Carolyn Placzek | Aug 15, 2015 | Adolescents, Family | Seven thousand teenagers wrestling with the churning emotions of adolescence, exam stress and peer pressure are to take part in an unprecedented trial of the effect of mindfulness meditation on mental health. Read More from the Guardian.com story           Photo

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by Carolyn Placzek | Aug 15, 2015 | Family | I hit the breaking point as a parent a few years ago. It was the week of my extended family’s annual gathering in August, and we were struggling with assorted crises. My parents were aging; my wife and I were straining under the chaos of

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by Carolyn Placzek | Aug 6, 2015 | Executive Coaching, Stress Management | Be Thankful “Make a gratitude list” and say “thank you.”  When under stress, sit down and make a list of all the things and people you are grateful for.  If possible, call or write those you are grateful to and let them

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