Discipline Don’ts

If you’re a first time parent, or a parent of five children, learning how to discipline your children can be a tricky process to learn. How do you do it? Is one parent the good cop and the other the bad cop? Applying multiple parenting strategies can allow us to be more well-rounded parents. Parenting…

Scheduling & Routines

I’m one of those moms who believe children (and people in general) need a routine. We just tend to function better. In being a therapist previously, I have seen first hand how building a routine can be quite helpful in ones environment, achievement, and over-all health. I’m not saying that everyone needs to be strict…

Milestone: 1 YEAR

Happy Birthday McKinley! McKinley is truly an amazing daughter. I know I know…every parent thinks their child is amazing and wonderful and the best. But duh, if a parent didn’t feel like that about their children then I would be confused…possibly even concerned. McKinley has grown into this free spirited little girl. My little hippie….

Mom Mind

I’m not trying to make excuses here, but having Mom Mind can really get in the way of accomplishing and achieving other remedies to this “provider” role I have taken on while putting my husband through law school. Mom Mind– a disorder that includes, but is not limited to: 1)  A steady and constant worry….

Generations Part II : Silly

What does it mean to be a woman?  Better yet, what does it mean to be a women today in our Westernized society?  These are critical questions.  Critical questions my mother challenged and empowered me to answer.  Still her fighting voice ignites inside me. Not everyone experiences a mother-daughter relationship.  And not everyone who has…