Mommy Comparison Syndrome

It was Monday morning and my thoughts traveled to my awesome neighbor Lauren. She’s a mom of three and, frankly, just an all-around awesome person. She really rocks the mom stuff and has this fantastic humble way of bringing her struggles out in the open. “I’m always late!”, “I’m so disorganized, you don’t even know!”. [...]

By |2021-09-02T09:22:34-08:00September 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Some Thoughts On Parenting In A Pandemic

I see you and I get you. I'm a mom of an 8 and 11 year old and I'm right there with you. Here, in this crazy place of parenting in a global pandemic for quite some time now. As a child therapist and an elementary school counselor, I have witnessed how incredibly hard these [...]

By |2021-02-26T15:05:24-08:00February 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Anger in the Apex of the Holidays

There you are, it’s the apex of the holidays. The candles are lit, wine has been poured and steaming food is on your beautifully set table. You have set down the last platter as family surrounds you in your home. Everyone is about to eat and you realize you forgot the butter for the rolls. [...]

By |2019-01-14T19:49:03-08:00December 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trauma in a Time of Fire #sonomastrong

Imagine it, you are under major stress and someone says "Just stay in the moment". You roll your eyes, "being in the moment" sounds impossible, or just plain ridiculous. During times of extreme stress “the moment” is not a pleasant place to be and yet, it may be what we need the most. But yet [...]

By |2019-01-14T19:42:00-08:00October 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments