How To Survive An Autism Crisis

How To Survive An Autism Crisis

Parents of children on the autism spectrum know all too well that things can take a turn for the worst at any given moment. If your situation is anything like mine, it often happens when you least expect it. Autism Crisis Examples: You’re having a nice family dinner...
5 Ways To Treat Yourself With Kindness

5 Ways To Treat Yourself With Kindness

In this blog series I am addressing self-care. Part 1 discussed setting effective boundaries. Part 2 addressed how to live with more intention. The last of my 3-part recipe for starting an effective self-care practice is “treating yourself with kindness”. Why is it...
My Top 3 Parenting Tips

My Top 3 Parenting Tips

The goal of parenting In my experience as a therapist, and as a mom of two kiddos whose needs go above and beyond the norm (whatever that is), there are three things I find myself teaching most often to the moms and dads I help, daily. First let’s get this out of the...
How To Take Care of Yourself By Setting Boundaries

How To Take Care of Yourself By Setting Boundaries

  In my previous post I identified 3 main ingredients needed to create a healthy self-care practice. I am a visual person, so I created a diagram to help illustrate: Today I’ll expound on the first area: Establishing Healthy Boundaries First let’s talk about what...
How To Live With Intention

How To Live With Intention

We’ve been talking about self-care. Or in other words, the ways in which we take care of our own needs rather than expecting others to do it for us. In my last post, I discussed the first part of a recipe for self-care: setting healthy boundaries. This was the...