“It’s Time“

My family, whom I affectionately refer to as “Team Pruden”, has endured some tough losses in a short time: an aunt, a best friend, a father, and a brother. As a therapist, I KNOW the importance of grieving and processing sadness. I KNOW the importance of seeking supports and finding a new normal. However, these…

KPs Wellness Journey, Pre Summer Update

So….. I had a doc appointment today. I haven’t been doing the best as far as my meds and water, so I knew my numbers would be WAY out of wack. I made up in my mind even before my appointment that I would give myself 90 days to get myself together. My PA Nat…

It’s OK Not To Be OK

Hey friends, colleagues, teachers, mamas, executives, sisters, aunties, and the list goes on….. It’s ok not to be ok….. At this point in my life, I am not ok…. When did I realize something was amiss? To be totally honest, I cannot put my finger on an exact time. I can only tell you that…

Welcome Back To Football Moo!

“Ma, I don’t want to play football anymore.” That statement started a journey of inflection, reflection, honest conversations, healing, and restoration for Team Pruden. But to fully understand what I’m talking about, I have to share our experiences from the beginning.... Our youngest son, Bryant (nicknamed “Moo”), loves football. He has played the game since…

Letting Go and Letting Be….

I’m practicing “letting go” and “letting be”…Let me explain….. Aaron started walking with me a few weeks ago. Then the weather got colder, I took some time off from walking, and I didn’t ask Aaron to continue. Yes, he’s autistic, but he’s also 26 years old. I decided I wouldn’t pressure him about walking and…

Enjoy the “Small Moments”

This is us…. When you have a family member with ADHD, your life can be chaotic, conflicts can be commonplace, and your spirit feels drained at times. As a parent, you worry about your child’s future and prepare them as best as you can. As a child with ADHD, life can be fun, frustrating and…

Special Needs Dads Rock!

Special needs dads are the silent heroes of our world. They are rarely given the credit they are due for their hard work, sacrifice, and unflinching love they have for their children. Paul Pruden Jr is our special needs dad extraordinaire. As a father to one son with autism and one son with ADHD, his…

KP’s Wellness Journey 2021 Continues

It was too cold!! Last week was rough. But I made it through and I’m on day 2 of walking this week. It was soooo cold 🥶 out there this morning! I think I saw snow ❄️ flakes!This week my goal is 4 days/4 miles per day. I’m continuing to monitor my BS to make…

Hello. My Name is Keischa. I Am A Therapist. I Have COVID Brain.

Late last summer, my husband, Paul, and I contracted COVID-19. Those days were quite the experience, to say the least. There were periods of time where we felt so bad, we knew would surely die. Thankfully, we recovered and went about our lives as normally as we could, with limitations. Before COVID, I had developed…