My Magic as a Mother

My Magic as a Mother

May 23, 20249 min read

My children are not young school-agers anymore. With that comes new ways to care for them, as well as the balance of joys and problems that come with this developmental age. And yet, this is the stage of life that i know well – i studied human development and specifically adolescent psychology in my undergrad and was a youth shelter worker in the beginning period of my career. In fact, one of my favourite jobs…

My Midlife Midwife Era: Weaving the Spiral Path

My Midlife Midwife Era: Weaving the Spiral Path

Apr 23, 202410 min read

If you look at most therapist bios, be it on their Psychology Today profile or on an Instagram landing page, you’ll notice that we specialize in “life transitions.” What does…

We Avoided a Date with Disaster

We Avoided a Date with Disaster

Mar 23, 20247 min read

Last month, i shared some ways couples can recommit to their intimate relationship after becoming parents. This month, i’m back with a new article about intimate relationships and i’m sharing…

More than my Baby Daddy: Becoming Parents and Staying Together

More than my Baby Daddy: Becoming Parents and Staying Together

Feb 24, 202410 min read

Having a child is a life-altering portal for everyone, regardless of how you crossed the threshold. Since parenthood is a rite of passage, we become someone who never existed before.…

My Inner Dragon is Growing Up: Learning How to Not Abandon Myself

My Inner Dragon is Growing Up: Learning How to Not Abandon Myself

Jan 24, 202410 min read

Recently, i was involved in a small conflict with someone at work. As a sole entrepreneur, this doesn’t happen a lot these days. In fact, this doesn’t happen in my…

Surrounded in Surrender

Surrounded in Surrender

Dec 22, 20232 min read

No word has been as illuminating for me as much as this year’s word of the year, Surrender. I had no idea how much of a gift it would be…

Seeing Ourselves on TV: A Trauma Therapist’s Guide to Good TV Shows as Healing Medicine

Seeing Ourselves on TV: A Trauma Therapist’s Guide to Good TV Shows as Healing Medicine

Nov 26, 20239 min read

As a trauma therapist who specializes in helping heal unhealthy relationship dynamics and recognize relationship red flags, i am always rooting for love. Displays of healthy love are inspiration for…

BeComing Home to My Self

BeComing Home to My Self

Oct 27, 202313 min read

“I have already lost touch with a couple of people i used to be.” ~ Joan Didion October always feels like a month of change. It’s hard not to take…

How to get Ready for the Fall: Stepping into Being a High School Mom

How to get Ready for the Fall: Stepping into Being a High School Mom

Sep 27, 20237 min read

September is the second January, a time for new beginnings, and also the ending of things. One has to go with the other; one in fact necessitates the other. As…