September 27, 2017

After a long day at work or a tough day at school, what do we do to destress?  Binge watch our favorite shows?  Scroll through Facebook and/or Instagram? Watch YouTube videos?

If we take a moment and look at how many negative messages we are exposed to within an ho...

January 3, 2017


As we turn the page from 2016 to 2017, it may never have been more apparent, that we need so desperately to focus on our self-care. As a therapist, this is such a key term; ‘self-care’, we all know that it is important but often times put it aside, or think that it i...

December 28, 2016

Each night as we tuck our littles into bed and allow them to choose a book, we are creating a bonding experience with our child. But taking time to carefully select a library of options for the anxious child can be a little overwhelming if you don’t know where to start...

December 9, 2016

Everyone gets nervous now and then, anxiety is when we experience worry and fear in a pattern that does not connect with the safety of our environment. Often children struggle with anxiety and we don't even realize it. Maybe they are more irritable, or clingy, maybe th...

December 9, 2016

As with all things when pregnant, consult with your health care provider before using any essential oils. Also, read to the end to find a list of oils to avoid during different stages of pregnancy.


In the years I have been working with kids and parents, and being a parent myself, I find that often times the things we argue about in reality are, No Big Deal. In the moment of asking your child to brush their teeth for the 137th time that morning, or the friend who...

May 2, 2016

I love the story of Alice in Wonderland, probably because I can relate to it so well. Alice chases the white rabbit through the rabbit hole and lands in Wonderland. A mysterious and strange land where generally nothing works out the way it should, and Alice never follo...

April 14, 2016

For those of you who innately find joy in exercising I applaud you and hope to one day find the joy you have found. If you are like me and the idea of going to gym only seems slightly better than a root canal, making it to the gym can often feel like an overwhelming ta...

Welcome to my new blog series, Mommy's Time Out. This blog is dedicated to all moms who have ever needed their own time out. Each week I will explore new ways in which we can take a time out, rejuvenate, and re-energize ourselves. 


Every morning Monday through Friday I...

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