• Parenting with Emotional Synergy

    “Synergy – the bonus that is achieved when things work together harmoniously.” – Mark Twain As a parent, I always want the best for my child. She’s my one and only. In her first decade of life, I have learned… Continue reading

    Parenting with Emotional Synergy
  • Intergenerational Relational Healing

    Responding to challenging behavior takes intentional awareness of self and each other. Intergenerational growth through coregulation develops resiliency and relationship. Continue reading

    Intergenerational Relational Healing
  • Misdirected Big Feels

    When a seventh grader randomly told me to ef off and gave me some superlatives, I became curious. My unexpected “Ok. Would you like to go for a walk” response disrupted her “attack.” She was expecting me to give her… Continue reading

    Misdirected Big Feels
  • Relational Well-Being

    “… belonging and being loved are core to the human experience. We are a social species; we are meant to be in community—emotionally, socially, and physically interconnected with others.” – Bruce D. Perry Part 1: Neurobiological Need for Connection and… Continue reading

    Relational Well-Being
  • Checking Your “Engine” Meditation Moment

    As we are here together and you are actively listening to what I am sharing, I want you to settle in where you are. Try to find your body’s rest point and fall into that space. Once you’ve found your… Continue reading

    Checking Your “Engine” Meditation Moment
  • Normal? Abnormal? By What Measure?

    Google defines Normal as: [ˈnôrməl]ADJECTIVE conforming to a standard; usual, typical, or expected. Google then defines Abnormal as: [abˈnôrməl]ADJECTIVE deviating from what is normal or usual, typically in a way that is undesirable or worrying. How would YOU define normal?… Continue reading

    Normal? Abnormal? By What Measure?