Tag: relationships

Brain Basics #4: Tips for Parenting

Childhood is full of rapid development, just as soon as you think you have things figured out, your child changes - and these changes...

Self Care Won’t Fix Everything But It Helps

I read an article recently discussing how the push for mom's to focus on self-care is kind of a myth. The general point that...

Brain Basics #3: Rhythm

Last time, I talked about the Four Fs: Fight/Flight/Freeze/Fawn, how we all experience them in response to stress, and how they can get out...

Brain Basics, Part One: Your Brain Is Complex!

Have you heard of Interpersonal Neurobiology?   It is the emerging science of how the brain develops in response to our relationships.  As mammals, we...

Dear Son, What I Want You To Remember Me By

Hey There, My Favorite Little Buddy! As I write this from the reclining chair in the corner of your room, I can hear your breath...

Why Get (And Stay) Married?

We don’t like feeling uncomfortable do we?  Cold? Turn on the heat. Hot? Turn on the AC.  Don’t want to wait? Order on Amazon,...

Running The Marathon Of Life And Motherhood

I’ve been a runner for as long as I can remember. Not long after I turned 3, my mom signed me up for youth...

What Type of Mom Friend Are You?

Or should the real question be what type of Mom friend do you want to be?  Imagine that you are running out the door with...

Becoming A Parent Changed My Relationship With My Parents

Becoming a parent is one of the most life-changing events one can have. I was prepared (somewhat) for the hormonal changes. I was prepared (somewhat) for...

Tips For Communicating With Your Partner Without Getting Defensive 

We’ve all been there… we’ve been mid-conversation with our partner and then at some point (it often feels sudden), we find the conversation going...

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