DBT for Preschoolers?

Sunday mornings in my house typically go like this.. We wake up at 7am (because my small children have not gained an appreciation for sleeping in.) I turn on PBS for them for a morning of “Curious George,” “Sesame Street,” “Cat in the Hat.” While their eyes are glued...

Back to Dreaded School

It’s that time of year again! Back to school! Everyone is super pumped to get up early and get back at it… or not. This time of year can be like an emotional roller coaster.  I’m sure, most of you aren’t that excited to be grinding out long days in the classrooms...

Meditate for Survival

Last month, the world watched as twelve boys and their coach were trapped in a cave in Thailand. As a parent, thoughts flooded my mind of my own children being in that situation and how they would be able to survive. Not only did the boys survive, they all made it...

Wedding and Family and Work, Oh My!

Overwhelmed, anxious, avoidant, isolated, infuriated.  These are just the tip of the iceberg of emotions I’ve been experiencing for the past six months!  Trying to find a balance between family, work, and planning a wedding has left me stressed, to say the least…...

Purpose the Positive

Okay, I’ll admit it. I have, in a way, not been practicing self care lately. Prime time for the Olympics starts at 8pm and I can’t help but keep my eyes glued to the television until coverage ends well past midnight. While staying up that late does not...