Supporting Children After Sandy Hook Tragedy

Tragic events happen in the world every day and with today's age of information technology images and reports are readily available on television and social media. Twenty first graders were killed by a gunman in their classroom and now their faces are posted all over Facebook, Instagram and the local and national news. It's on the radio. It's what we are talking about in public and in private. This makes it impossible to avoid talking to our children about what happened....more

Mindfulness, Heartache and Horror: Reflections on the Sandy Hook Tragedy

The news of the horrific tragedy that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut yesterday has been an earthquake... shaking and cracking the very foundation of what we thought we knew and believed. It is a call to awaken to this day, this moment and look life and love and loss and pain squarely in the face....more

Mindful Parenting: Encourage Kids Rather than Praise or Criticize

As a therapist for children and parenting support provider, I like to help parents be very clear about their vision and purpose when considering how they interact with their children.  It is my desire to assist parents in being mindful, being present, being intentional in the way we go about raising and guiding our children....more