No Cry Sleep Training – Does It Really Work?

Of course, as a parent, you would prefer a no cry sleep solution, and everyone talks about it like it’s an option. In theory, it sounds great but truthfully, it’s not as realistic as it seems.  Here’s the thing about babies and crying… Babies cry and they...
Mom-Shaming and Crying It Out

Mom-Shaming and Crying It Out

As moms, we’re ALL trying our best. There are HUNDREDS of different ways to be a parent and no way is the “best way”. Yes, I know that everyone has an opinion about crying it out as a way to help your baby sleep through the night. And, it’s easy nowadays to just go on...
How To Become the Spouse You Wish You Were Married To

How To Become the Spouse You Wish You Were Married To

Blog 4: Healthy and Unhealthy Sacrificing My final nugget of advice for this blog series is going to be about sacrificing and what the difference between a healthy and an unhealthy sacrifice is. Part 7: Sacrificing So what exactly are we sacrificing when we get...
How To Become the Spouse You Wish You Were Married

How To Become the Spouse You Wish You Were Married

To Blog 3: Utilizing Your Inner Voice Your inner voice is very important in making decisions in your life. It can be that anchor in the storm that centers you, but we often don’t act on it correctly. Sometimes we react directly to our inner voice without thinking...
How To Become the Spouse You Wish You Were Married To

How To Become the Spouse You Wish You Were Married To

Blog 2: Self-Care and Tackling To-Do’s The last blog touched on how becoming the healthier, best version of yourself will help strengthen your marriage. How to do this brings me to parts 3 and 4 in this series of blogs. Part 3: Self-Care So what are some ways to...
How To Become the Spouse You Wish You Were Married To

How To Become the Spouse You Wish You Were Married To

Blog 1: Building a Strong Marriage Starts With YOU A common question that comes up as a therapist is “How do I make my marriage better?” And that’s a complicated because nothing is a quick fix, and every marriage is going to be different. But in this series of blogs...
Sleep Training: Weeks 1-5

Sleep Training: Weeks 1-5

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Attachment-Based Sleep Training

Attachment-Based Sleep Training

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Mental Health & Medication

Mental Health & Medication

Besides the seasonal depression bouts, I have been blessed with an even keeled mind and overall confidence with myself. I also have the tools, thanks to being a therapist, to see any mental illness issues arising and be very self-aware when things are going astray....
Attachment Based Sleep Training Part 2: Toddlers

Attachment Based Sleep Training Part 2: Toddlers

Attachment and sleep training for toddlers and what that looks like Toddlers are a whole different ball game when it comes to sleep training. They aren’t a little baby that is willing to follow a schedule anymore; they’re starting to be more independent and, more...