Mommy, Mommy, ‘I’m Bored.’

 Yes, of course, you are!  If only I could have half of the energy that my kids have, I would be thrilled! Boredom is one of the top things every child suffers from.  As soon as they get a minute to breathe and think boom, they’re bored. Especially when summer hits after they have been […]

Words to Empower and Connect

Written by: Joanna Eckley, MA, LPC Associate              Words have a direct impact on the emotions and thoughts that we have. The words we select to use can promote growth and understanding or they can produce pain. When it comes to adoption, the language we use to discuss or describe the process should be language […]

Preparing for Fatherhood; All Star Dad’s

Preparing the next generation of fathers through a Fatherhood initiative: All Star Dad’s Preparing for Fatherhood with the All-Star-Dads program, gives dads the freedom to be authentic and ask hard questions. Our dads have the freedom to open up to each other as peers and listen to each other’s struggles and perspective on fatherhood. Another […]

Limit Them- Boundaries and Routines

Boundaries for Babies? Yes! Babies like a predictable world and for a good reason. Every day is packed with learning and excitement and routines provide relief from the chaos. If you spend your entire work day mastering a new task, you appreciate your regular coffee break. Sticking to a familiar pattern soothes babies and children […]

The Impact and Hope Brought To Us by Recently Confirmed Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney-Barrett

Amy Coney Barrett Nominated by Trump to Replace Ruth Bader-Ginsburg You might be wondering why there has been so much media coverage over the recent confirmation of Justice Amy-Coney-Barrett, the replacement for late Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsburg. Justice Amy Coney-Barrett has a powerful history in law as she has held the title of a lawyer, jurist, […]

Changes Can Bring Options

When thinking about volunteering…I began to think about all of this change around us and the options we all have. It’s that time again, when we set our clocks back one hour, and get one more hour of sleep for that one night in the process.  As a result, we also lose an hour of […]

Obria Medical Clinic

At Obria Medical Clinics, we see women and men in many different seasons of life. Many times, our clients are in a crisis situation in which they never expected to be in. They are dealing with an unplanned pregnancy or a newly discovered sexually transmitted disease. Sometimes they feel fear, horror, and hopelessness. They are […]