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Welcome, fellow moms, to a blog where we celebrate the hilarious and sometimes cringe-worthy mistakes we make on this wild journey called motherhood. Let’s face it, we’re not perfect, and that’s perfectly okay! In fact, our little ones can learn valuable life lessons from witnessing our blunders. So, grab a cup of coffee (or a […]

Mom Mishaps: Embracing the Art of Imperfection

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As a parent, you’ve likely discovered that not all children learn at the same pace or in the same way. Some kids experience smooth sailing along their educational journey while others encounter rough waters along the way, leaving them feeling overwhelmed and discouraged. In such cases, a powerful tool called educational therapy can help them […]

Navigating Learning Challenges: A Parent’s Guide to Educational Therapy

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In a world captivated by screens and endless distractions, it’s increasingly important for parents to ignite the spark of imagination in their children. One of the most powerful ways to unlock creativity is to foster a love for reading. Reading opens up a world of endless possibilities, with books serving as the gateways to new […]

Six Fun Ways To Encourage Reading At Home


Mother’s Day can be a difficult day for many. I know all too well the emotional pain stirred up by a day devoted to motherhood.  When I was just a few days old, my biological mother left me at a fire station. I spent my first year in an orphanage until a loving couple adopted […]

What If I’m Dreading Mother’s Day?


Anxiety affirmations are self-statements we can use in situations we perceive as a threat. Those stressful situations may trigger negative thoughts that we can question with statements that:  In today’s blog, I focus on statements that can challenge anxiety-triggering thoughts, situations (e.g., exams, public speaking), or physical symptoms of anxiety.  Understanding AnxietyAnxiety is an adaptive […]

80 Positive Affirmations for Kids with Anxiety


We carry the weight of the world on our shoulders. At least it seems that way. Because the little people in our little world depend on us and we try our hardest to not let them down. It’s an all-consuming role, being a mother, and one that comes with a bevy of rewards and challenges […]

3 Strategies For Busy Moms: Recharge, Replenish, + Reconnect


I bet you’d be surprised how much we have in common when it comes to the types of things that make us feel embarrassed, ashamed, or stupid. We wouldn’t know unless we talk about it. Right? Speaking my truth was always something I was really inspired to do based on what I learned from one […]

Top 10 Things I’m Embarrassed To Tell You


One day, while I was working with a group of kids talking about different kinds of coping skills, I had one of those light bulb moments. As we were talking about when they would use the different skills we were discussing, I realized that all of the skills could be put into categories. ​Relaxation Coping Skills […]

Sometimes, We Have Light Bulb Moments.


About Loretta

My approach as an educational therapist + ADHD coach is rooted in empathy, understanding, and a deep belief in the power of tailored interventions. I work closely with both children and their families, creating a collaborative and nurturing environment where everyone feels heard and valued.

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Coaching benefits your child in several ways! 

PERSONALIZED SUPPORT. Coaching provides individualized attention and tailored strategies to address each child's unique needs, maximizing their potential for growth and success. 

IMPROVED SELF-CONFIDENCE. Coaching helps children build self-confidence by recognizing their strengths, setting achievable goals, and celebrating their accomplishments, fostering a positive self-image and belief in their abilities. 

EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING. Coaching supports children in managing their emotions, developing resilience, and building healthy relationships, promoting overall emotional well-being and social skills. 

ACADEMIC SUCCESS. By providing academic support, study skills, and effective learning strategies, coaching enhances children's academic performance, helping them excel in their studies and reach their full potential. 

EMPOWERMENT + INDEPENDENCE. Coaching empowers children to take ownership of their learning, make informed decision, and become self-directed learners, fostering independence and a lifelong love for learning. 

POSITIVE MINDSET. Coaching helps children develop a growth mindset, embracing challenges as opportunities for growth, and cultivating a positive attitude towards learning and personal development.