Articles by Mary Jo

Relationships, Parenting, and Emotional Wellness

May 29, 2020

Most people feel a sense of loss for their old life since the pandemic. Dealing with the uncertainty, financial and health fears, limitations of seeing friends and family members and in some cases the death of our loved ones has caused a global grieving. As we grieve,...

May 29, 2020

Most of us have seen movies and read love stories about incredible love between two people and most couples strive for that sort of connection with each other. When couples have been together for a long time, they become frustrated when they feel as though their partne...

May 22, 2020

Memorial Day honors those who sacrificed their lives so we could enjoy freedom. It’s an important day to reflect and spend quality time with your family. This Memorial Day will be much different than those in the past. Public parades, picnics, and flying home for the l...

May 18, 2020

As restrictions are lifted and people begin a new normal, the virus is still very much out there. Many people are ready to try to normalize and pretend there is no threat, while others are reluctant and concerned that moving too fast could expose them or their loved on...

May 13, 2020

The greatest gift children give their parents is a new life to celebrate. Grandparents will do anything for their grandchild, whether it means moving to new country, rock climbing, or researching whatever their grandchild is interested in. Before the pandemic, there we...

Are you feeling more drained, irritable, and less motivated to do the things you normally would have done with ease? With the pandemic has come an onslaught of emotions, including fear, anger, worry, and frustration that life will never be normal again. Most of us have...

Mother’s Day is Sunday and, thanks to COVID-19, if there was ever a time to celebrate mom, it’s this year. Almost overnight, mothers have had to balance teaching older children, engaging younger children, working from home, and, for many, all-day cleaning and cooking f...

Life has done a 180, and most of us are doing things we never expected to do, whether that’s working from home, wearing masks when we go outside, or becoming our children’s teacher. If you’re one of those parents who repeatedly wondered how teachers do it, you may be s...

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