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Karla Socci Somers

Writer, graphic designer, and mother to one little girl and one very large dog, Karla is a native New Yorker who traded in her downhill skis for flip-flops when she was transplanted to the South in 2003. She has a master's degree in Communication and Rhetorical Studies from Syracuse University, with a certificate in Conflict Management and a focus on Interpersonal Relationships. In the past, Karla worked as a family mediator for New York State. She loves to help her family and friends improve their interpersonal relationships and attempts to apply that expertise to her own life, every day. Whenever you need to add some humor to your day, you can visit her website at: www.myhighmaintenancelife.com

Parenting a Kid with ADHD: Focus on the Good

The marquis at my wellness center says, “Find the good and praise it.” – a quote by Alex Haley, most famous for authoring Roots: The Saga of an American Family. Even before I read this positive reminder on the larger-than-life sign, I have been telling myself to “focus on the good” when it comes to... Read more »