Self-Acceptance: A Series

Self-Acceptance: A Series

Blog 3: Comparisons and Self-Acceptance Self-acceptance is hard. I’ve had to work on it myself A LOT over the years. Self-acceptance, self-love, and just flat out embracing who you are takes work. I love my imperfections and owning who I really am. But there are...
Self-Acceptance: A Series

Self-Acceptance: A Series

Blog 2: Body Acceptance and Neutrality A lot of people equate self-worth and their confidence to how their bodies look. We have got to stop this body obsession! A Body Is A Body Everyone has a body, and everyone’s body is shaped differently. We spend too much time...
Self-Acceptance: A Series

Self-Acceptance: A Series

Blog 1: Understanding Inherent Self Worth As a therapist, I have this conversation CONSTSANTLY with clients: Self-worth. Everyone wrestle with the question “Am I worth it?” It seems like we measure our worth through checks and balances, that our assets and weaknesses...
Using Incentives to Change Behaviors

Using Incentives to Change Behaviors

Incentives can be tricky because you don’t want your kids to do something just so they can be rewarded. You want them to learn something out of the incentive to make them see that what they are doing is good and they should do it more often. Changing Behavior I have...
It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

Part 3: Co-Op Once we moved out to Las Vegas, I looked for a new community of moms to be part of. I found an established co-op and couldn’t be happier with it! Daytime Co-Ops Now co-ops are more complex than kid swaps, but it’s the same basic principle. The group that...
It Takes A Village

It Takes A Village

Part 2: Meal Swaps Dinner and lunch times can be so stressful as a parent, especially if your new at it. When I had my first baby, I found potlucks and takeout lunches so helpful and take a lot off of my plate! Potlucks Arranging potlucks with neighbors and friends is...
It Takes A Village

It Takes A Village

Part 1: Kid Swap The phrase “It takes a village” is one of the most repeated analogies when it comes to parenting but it’s %100 true. Nothing makes my life easier and less stressful than when I can call on someone when I need help with my kids. This is why villages...

8 Traits to Look for an Infant Sleep Consultant

Yay, you’re taking a step towards getting great sleep! Getting professional help from a sleep consultant is going to help so much, but what traits should you look for in a sleep consultant? Hiring Someone You Can Trust The first of many traits you want to look for in...

When It’s Time to Outsource Sleep Training A Baby

A good general rule about outsourcing sleep training is: when you want it done correctly and done quickly, but don’t want to deal with the second-guessing and stress – that’s the perfect time to outsource sleep training. Making the Decision to Outsource Sleep...

5 Unexpected Benefits of Hiring A Sleep Consultant

The biggest benefits of hiring a sleep consultant are having an expert in your corner, a trusted resource to tell you what to do, and a second set of eyes! The Number 1 Benefit of Hiring a Sleep Consultant: Advice is for YOUR Individual Baby Being a mom is so...