The Forgotten photo

The Forgotten photo

I meant to take a photograph. Truly I did. In the end, I had to find a stock photo to approximate the loveliness of the experience. I don’t think it really captures it though. Don’t judge me. It happens to you too. You get so engaged in a moment that all...
Inside. Outside. Which side?

Inside. Outside. Which side?

Do you prefer being inside or outside with your kids? Are you drawn to a comfortable couch and a cool air conditioned room? Are you pulled outside by the possibilities of roaming the wilds? What about your kids? Are their preferences the same as yours? Some kids are...
What’s a mom to do in a pandemic?

What’s a mom to do in a pandemic?

The way I see it, being a mom in a pandemic, doing all the things to keep the kids on track with their schoolwork at home, trying to keep up with work responsibilities from home, all while being cut off from your friends and family… facing an international...
The Piggyback Ride Adventure

The Piggyback Ride Adventure

Hank sat in the waiting room with his mother not wanting to come into the playroom. I waited in the waiting room with him, accepting his right to make this decision for himself. Soon, Hank was ready to go to the playroom with me.  As I accepted his decision not to...
Welcome from Deborah Woods

Welcome from Deborah Woods

Are you losing sleep over challenges with your kids? Are you looking for an out of the box solution that doesn’t leave you feeling inadequate and guilty? Welcome. I’m Deborah Woods. I’m a National Certified Counselor, mom,  and kid whisperer. I empower...