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February 26, 2018

Power struggles. Just mentioning the words can cause parents to tense up and get ready for battle. What if I told you that this didn’t have to be a daily occurrence? While we can’t avoid them completely,  there is a way to drastically decrease these types of interactions with our children.

My suggestion on how to avoid these may sound overly simplistic....

January 17, 2018

My daughter came home from school the other day and relayed a story where another child in her class told her that  her mom says that if she says no she is saying no to God.  The therapist in me cringed.  I cringed because I have worked with kids that felt like they couldn't say no, and I have seen the situations these children have found themselves in. I...

January 16, 2018

Technology is everywhere! I use it daily and thanks to technology you are reading this. It is however, changing things for our children and it may not be for the better. 

Studies have been done in recent years about the impact of technology on the brain and the ways in which technology can alter our brains. Now imagine we are a young child with a developin...

January 8, 2018

It is so easy as a parent to get caught up in parenting. We focus on our children adn the myriad of things that come along with that. We are focused on our children throughout the day, school, behaviors, discpline, emotional development, physical development, naps, meals, bedtime, and everything in between. We are pulled in many directions. We need to fos...

December 19, 2017

We hear the word mindfulness a lot these days. While some may feel it is a trend, I have not only seen the benefits of it first hand, but I think that it has become so popular because we are in need of it. The world moves fast, information is constantly flowing, and we rarely seem to get peaceful moments where we can be still. Sometimes we even struggle w...

December 13, 2017


Sometimes as parents we get so caught up in correcting behavior and offering feedback that we don't give our children positive feedback. Our children may begin to feel like all they are hearing is corrections. 
An easy way to shift this is to create an appreciation journal. This allows our children to hear positive feedback and also can help parents shif...

December 5, 2017

It's here! Holiday time. Store fronts have been transformed, store hours have been extended, and the mall parking lots are full of cars circling for a spot. I felt the change last week when I was running an errand. As I was leaving I noticed that the energy of the drivers in the parking lot seemed to have transformed overnight into a agitated, angry, impa...

November 14, 2017

"I don't want them to be dependent on me, I just want them to be connected"  .  These words came out of my mouth last week as I was talking to my husband about our girls. As the words came out of my mouth this statement struck me in many ways and brought up a lot for me. 

Every parent must face their child growing up. That toddler that needed you...

November 9, 2017

I was talking to a colleague of mine from my days in private practice as a therapist the other day and we started talking a bit about parenting. Another woman we were with asked our thoughts on parenting today and if we thought that parents today are over-parenting their children. She seemed to be referring to parents rescuing and coddling their children.

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November 6, 2017

There is no perfect parent. There is no parent that has it all together. So why do we pretend that there are? Why are we as parents so quick to judge other parents?

We have gotten to a place where at times being a parents can feel so isolating. We are inundated with facebook photos of our friends' "perfect family"  causing us to feel that no one has simila...

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