If you’re looking for a way to start a morning routine for your kids, you might be living in the same world so many of my clients are. You’re looking for a way to keep your household running without having to be the one running every single thing. Sound familiar? Want to know a little secret about why your kiddos may be having a hard time focusing, staying on task or following through at home? Their brains may be overloaded by requests, reactions and responses. It’s called ‘decision fatigue’ and it can be crippling to a kid.Read More
With the new school year we usually are dealing with new and changing emotions…from our kids and ourselves. Have you had anybody ask you, “Are you so excited for the kids to go back to school?” or asked your kids, ”Are you excited to go back to school?” Because if you are like me that is a very simple question with a very complex answer. Personally, as a mom and teacher, II feel excitement, joy, happiness, dread, unease, hope, worry, sad, relieved and uncertainty, How’s that for feeling all the feels? And that’s what most kids feel too. I am allowed to feel all my feelings, but I get to pick what I want to focus on and I am choosing to feel PEACE.Read More
Katie Hensel is a dynamo. She leads the Tri4Schools organization and it amazing at running a successful nonprofit that trains kids to do triathlons but, just like The Rooted Family, Katie knows that the real training starts from the inside out. She also does this with an even-keeled elegance and grace in running shoes that make you sit back and take notice.
How do you go for your dreams as a mom while still supporting the dreams of your family as well as the dreams of over 13,000 kids? Katie breaks it down for us. I am honored to have her as a guest this week and even more honored and grateful that I get to call her friend and partner in crime in trying to help kids learn the skills to live and embrace their best lives. When we teach kids these skills we all win!