Facing Frightening Fears

June 22, 2017

Matthew has not learned to swim. Over the last several years my 7 year-old son has participated in a number of swimming lessons – to no avail. He refuses to put his face into the … Read more

Jen Coursey

I Missed My Son’s Stop Sign

June 14, 2017

Hi there. This is Chris, Jen’s husband. Jen invited me to share this week about a time I missed my son’s stop sign. I hope you find this helpful. Recognizing overwhelm signals (Skill 9) and … Read more

Jen Coursey

When Sparks Fly

June 7, 2017

This evening ended peacefully with Matthew and Andrew working alongside each other. Andrew enjoyed helping big brother complete the 3-foot tall dinosaur robot that Matthew has been trying to build for several months. You wouldn’t … Read more

Jen Coursey

Marshmallows, Moving and Michigan

June 1, 2017

My family is in the middle of a major transition. For over a year Chris and I have sensed God is up to something. While in prayer for God’s direction and clarity, we felt like … Read more

Jen Coursey

My Mad Mommy Moment

May 24, 2017

The other day Andrew was not doing what I asked him to do. He was repeatedly getting distracted from his task. I felt my frustration intensify with each reminder. By the fourth reminder I yelled, … Read more

Jen Coursey

The Appreciation Tree

May 10, 2017

This morning Andrew woke up in a sour mood. I noticed his brain’s relational circuits (RCs) were off and after several attempts to help him turn them on again, none of the normal solutions worked. … Read more

Jen Coursey

The Brain’s Relational Real Estate

May 3, 2017

My husband and I had a wonderful time seeing old friends and making new friends at the recent Life Model Works Annual Gathering this past week. This conference was a success and each day was … Read more

Jen Coursey

The Big Bad Buzzing Bees

April 26, 2017

Last summer Matthew, my 7 year-old son, was stung two times. One time a bee got him while a wasp stung him the second time. These moments made a BIG impression on him. He quickly … Read more

Jen Coursey

Jesus Met Me In My MRI

April 19, 2017

Continued from last week… When I arrived at the hospital I was immediately interviewed by an admitting nurse about my symptoms. In addition to the numbness and tingling in my arm, I was showing signs … Read more

Jen Coursey

My Skills Saved The Day At The ER

April 12, 2017

As some of you heard, I recently endured an unexpected trip to the emergency room to rule out a stroke. Of course, what trip to the emergency room is really expected? The boys and I … Read more

Jen Coursey