We have a huge collection of posts on parenting, self growth, relationships, life balance, and so much more.

Parenting
Kerry Stutzman

The 3-legged stool of a close, connected family

Ah, those dear young people living in our homes! There’s nothing like the love we feel for our kids. And there’s also nothing like parenting to stress a relationship. When babies arrive, parents find themselves simultaneously experiencing more love (yay!) and more stress (boo!). They also have less time for

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Finding your self
Relationships
Kerry Stutzman

The paradox of keeping the peace in your relationship

If you are in a romantic partnership, how truly authentic do you feel? As a therapist focused mostly on working with moms, I sit with women who have lost parts of themselves in the process of trying to be good moms and partners. Little by little, they’ve dropped their self-care,

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Parenting
Kerry Stutzman

No one told me, but I’m telling you!

This post is for parents to help them process the back-to-school phase. No one told me these things and I wished I knew these before. I see my friends with young kids celebrating that it’s back-to-school. There is breathing room in their schedules once again. At the same time, they

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Self
Kerry Stutzman

It was a “high stakes” weekend

Two weekends ago, my son married his best friend and I was thrilled. It was a “high stakes weekend” because there was so much to enjoy and I wanted to soak up every bit of it. To be at such a happy event and find myself stressed or just not

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Parenting
Kerry Stutzman

An Open Letter to My Son About Marriage

This will be a week I remember forever. My middle son and his fiancee’ will be surrounded by their loved ones in the Colorado Rockies as they marry each other. Five years ago when I first looked her up on Facebook after he told me her name, I had no idea

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