April 1, 2020

As we approach more continue changes around our COVID-19 pandemic, our children will continue to feel the stress we are all holding. They feel in their energic interactions with us.  They see it in the way we move and speak. Children picking up on the larger things hap...

May 9, 2018

It's 8:30am.  You're ALMOST out the door for school when your little one picks up another toy to play.

Because playing in serious work.  Playing is the way little ones communicate to us.  Obviously, they're communicating,

I don't want to go to school!

If only it were...

April 20, 2018

In my practice (and in my life), we talk a lot about validating feelings.

It's that process where you deeply see and hear another human being for how they are feeling.  As therapist, we are trained to do it. 

Unfortunately, it hard to most of us to sit with the emot...

March 2, 2018

You're in the middle of your favorite episode of  This Is Us and your partner comes over and says,

'Okay, we gotta go!  Time to put your shoes on!'

What's your response? 

'Can't you see?! I'm busy! We can't just up and leave!'


This is how your children feel when you...

February 16, 2018

Where were you where it happened?

You know, the fumble.

2:21 left in the game.  When we won it.

I was with my closest friends.  I think I may have melted into my sister.  Surrounded by connection.

The moments after, the Eagles unraveled in tender joyful moments of cel...

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