Ann Gatty, Ph.D.is a life coach, inforpreneur, author and organizational strategist. She has taught in classrooms and organizational training sessions and now works as a life coach for professional and personal development. Dr. Gatty has developed curriculum for college courses, organizational training and personal development. From her work and personal experiences, she finds a continuous need among women, of all walks of life, to find a life balance between professional goals and personal responsibilities. Ann Gatty hosts a website, www.stress-management-4-women.com, which offers stress management strategies, life skill development, and a means of finding your true passion in life. She has also authored Discovering God’s Recipe for a Healthy Body, Heart and Soul. Ann Gatty earned a Ph.D. in Instruction and Learning from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Education. She is married, the mother of two young adult boys, and shares her home with her husband, two Great Danes and a Bassett Hound.
Are you dealing with adolescent eruptions? It often seems they come out of nowhere — one minute, life is moving along smoothly for your child, and the next, it's in complete chaos. Welcome to the teenage years!
I have found that to lower the likelihood of these outbursts with my teenagers, working with goal setting and... Read more »
With today’s climate, there seems to be more focus on the concept that “more is better.” We seem to allow our kids to participate in “more” sports, “more” music, “more” friends, and “more” toys. Somewhere along the way, have we lost the focus of parenting and substituted indulging in its place?
I think the key to... Read more »
Watching your teen having a temper tantrum is scary. Adolescent anger management is not something most parents want to deal with, but unfortunately, the situation often can't be avoided. Here are four strategies that we used in our household with great results:
1. Communication: "There's nothing wrong with feeling angry."
Sometimes my teenage son would become so... Read more »
Do you have a budding athlete? Are you ready to handle the stress that accompanies raising a child who participates in sports? Well, get ready for what could be a wild adventure as you experience the world of sports with all of the bumps and dips along the way. The highly competitive "win at all... Read more »
If you are living with teenagers, you know that they want their freedom and they want to do things their way. These years can be stressful for both the teen and the parent. Here are several reasons why I think teens might behave rebelliously... along with some stress management strategies that, in my opinion, can help you... Read more »
In this technically savvy generation, cyberbullying is on the rise. We have recently learned of several instances where the relentless cyberbullying of specific teens has led the victims to commit suicide. The internet provides a sense of anonymity for children who may find it easier to say something they would never dare to say in... Read more »