Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: The Nesting Instinct – From Pregnancy to Empty Nesting

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: The Nesting Instinct – From Pregnancy to Empty Nesting

Rockwall, TX (June 20, 2024) – We all recognize the familiar scene of a woman in her third trimester of pregnancy, engaging in the final stage of preparation known as nesting. This can manifest as a fervent need to clean, finalize a birth plan, or decorate the nursery. According to the bestselling manual What to […]

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Whatever you decide to do, do it with love.

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Whatever you decide to do, do it with love.

Rockwall, TX (January 1, 2024) – What is there left to tell you that another wise journalist hasn’t already said about entering into the New Year? Set SMART goals? Start with the end in mind? Go easy on yourself. Forward motion is the key, not your final destination? Yes, you have read all these and more, […]

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Green Car Theory

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Green Car Theory

Rockwall, TX (October 24, 2023) – If I asked you to tell me how many green cars you saw today, what would you say? Most likely you would think for a moment, then shrug your shoulders saying, “I have no idea!” That is because until reading this article, you didn’t know I wanted you to […]

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Getting back to school, back in the groove

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid:  Getting back to school, back in the groove

Rockwall, TX (August 10, 2023) – We all know summer is quickly coming to a close. Back-to-school shopping is in full swing along with preparations for after-school activities, busy schedules and all that this return to academics brings. For some, we cannot wait to get back in the classroom or to see our littles walk […]

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Happy Place

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Happy Place

Rockwall, TX (June 13, 2023)- As I write this, I am sitting in a 150 year old half-timbered house in former East Germany. Several years ago, we bought this home and began the painstakingly slow process of renovating it. Most of the renovation we do on our own when we can be here for three to […]

Life Lessons with Erin Kincaid: Pattern Interrupt

Life Lessons with Erin Kincaid: Pattern Interrupt

ROCKWALL, TX (May 17, 2023) May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Scour the internet and you will find endless memes, motivational bits and pieces on how to live your best life and how to identify and grow to your best you by addressing mental health issues. I thought I’d take a helicopter view and share […]

Life Lessons with Erin Kincaid: Been A While

Life Lessons with Erin Kincaid: Been A While

ROCKWALL, TX (May 12, 2023) Not sure yet if this lil’ column o’ mine has enough regular readers yet to recognize that I have been MIA for a few weeks. Weeks of illness coupled with mounds of work and community commitments waiting for me in between those bouts of sickness made for a very fatigued […]

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Seasonal depression? Light up your world and ‘luft’

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Seasonal depression? Light up your world and ‘luft’

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 27, 2023) Once, while living in Germany many years ago, we entered into the gray sky season where we did not see the sun for over three months. Seasonal depression ran rampant and my husband and I, me from sunny Southern California and him raised in and under the warm skies of […]

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: New Year, New View

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: New Year, New View

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 16, 2023) It’s that time of year; The occasion that causes more division and argument than any other – the Season of Resolutions. To resolve or not to resolve – that is the question! Visit any social media platform, or begin to tell just about anyone anywhere what your take on the […]

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Narcissism and Flying Monkeys

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Narcissism and Flying Monkeys

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 19, 2022)- Many of us have difficult people in our lives. Some of us have people who take the word difficult to an entirely new level. In this conversation, we are going to focus on the narcissists in our midst. I’ve learned more about this personality from a local Professional Counselor who is […]