3 Ways to Survive the Dreaded Sleep Regressions

3 Ways to Survive the Dreaded Sleep Regressions

Just yesterday you were bragging to your friends about what a great sleeper you have, and now, much to your horror, they are no longer “sleeping like a baby”. Come to think of it, this has happened  before… around 6-8 weeks, 3 months, oh ya- the scarring 4 months,...
5 Tips To Ensure Your Baby Sleeps While Traveling Over The Holidays

5 Tips To Ensure Your Baby Sleeps While Traveling Over The Holidays

Travelling with your baby over the holidays can be super stressful. You’ve spent more time prepping for the trip than the time you will actually spend ON the trip. You’ve been prepping food, packing (and repacking) the car, doing 5,000 loads of laundry, and wondering...
5 Ways to Escape Co-Sleeping

5 Ways to Escape Co-Sleeping

So you’ve found yourself with a tiny human in your bed. Some of you may be thinking “how on earth did this happen?” Or maybe you are in the “that seemed like a good idea at the time” camp. Or maybe co-sleeping happily served its purpose in you and your baby’s sleep...
7 Foolproof Ways to Extend Naps

7 Foolproof Ways to Extend Naps

What is more luxurious than a baby that naps longer than 30 minutes? Ab-so-lutely nothing. But the real question here is HOW. How do you get your baby to say goodbye to “crap naps” and sleep longer than an episode of Friends? You may be thinking it’s not possible....
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...