How To Remain Emotionally Stable During The Holidays

The holidays, shoot, our lives period, are different this year. Look below to gather some tips to remain emotionally stable during this season…. It’s perfectly okay to acknowledge your feelings. Do not attempt to bury them. Even if you’re not able to physically see your friends/family, schedule some virtual time with them. Stay connected. You…

PS5, Autism, and Teamwork

Most young folks love video games. But being isolated or less social because of COVID 19 has intensified the love and desire to play them. Aaron is no different. When he was laid off earlier this year, we were concerned as a family he would be isolated and as a result, experience emotional issues. The…

Tuesday Convo With My Creator

As I was walking and praying this morning, I was asking My Creator to forgive me for not spending enough time with Him. I found myself thinking about it and asked forgiveness again. I heard this Word in my spirit and Little Keischa smiled. She knows Adult Keischa has a tendency to ruminate on mistakes…

It’s Okay Not To Be Ok

I am exhausted. I am tired. I am weary. I am struggling. These words are hard to write, hard to see on my phone screen, hard to experience. These words are also liberating, comforting, and exhilarating. They are my words, so let me explain. 2020 came in like a flood. Our family experienced a significant…

Tuesday Convo With My Creator

Many times we will pray for things like patience, endurance, more responsibility, success, etc. But we don’t realize what we pray for will more than likely require times of difficulty and trials. I was reminded of this principle this morning while praying. I smiled sheepishly as I reflected on a recent prayer request; I should’ve…

Grief and the Holidays

November has been a tough month for me, biopsychosocialspiritually. But lately, I’ve noticed (courtesy of my Facebook memories) that November has traditionally been a rough month for me for quite a while. I put my therapist hat on immediately and attempted to figure out the source of my distress. My answer, or possible answer, hit…

Monday Affirmation With KP

If you’re a “Type A” personality like yours truly, you can run through life, working towards goals, checking off items on your “To Do” lists, and feeling like a superwoman. While being productive and working hard has its place, if we don’t allow God to work in out lives according to His will and plan,…

Confessions of an Autism/ADHD Mom

Since 1996, when my oldest son initially lost his ability to speak, I became a case manager of sorts: monitoring, linking, and ensuring that Aaron has what he needs to be happy and productive. When I became pregnant for the second time, I prayed for a “normal” child, one that would not experience so many…

KP’s Wellness Journey Continues

Last week, I was wearing a hoodie, gloves and sweatpants. This week, I have to pull my summer walking gear back out! This weather is inconsistent, but I have to stay consistent with this regimen. I am so proud to say I didn’t gain any weight this weekend! Weekends are my Kryptonite. I am the…