How to Keep Your Anxiety From Affecting Your Kids

  How to Keep your Anxiety from Affecting Your Kids As a therapist who works primarily with women, I hear about mom fears and mom guilt A LOT – but a common source of these often comes in the form of this question: “how do I keep my anxiety from affecting my kids?” If you’re […]

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6 Ways to Celebrate National Foster Care Month May is National Foster Care Month, and even if you aren’t a foster parent, it’s something to celebrate!  Admittedly, I may be slightly biased as a foster and adoptive mama myself, but today I want to share a couple of reasons why National Foster Care Month is […]

6 Ways to Celebrate National Foster Care Month (even if you aren’t a foster parent)

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how to known if foster care is right for your family

How to know if foster care is right for your family Someone recently asked me: “What are the pros and cons of foster care?” As a foster mama myself, I loved the question, but even more than that, I loved the question beneath their question, which was: “How do I know if foster care is […]

How to Know if Foster Care is Right for Your Family

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why you need a village of supporters in foster care

  You may have heard it said that “it takes a village to raise a child”.  Well, as a foster mama, I can DEFINITELY attest to the importance of this. As I write this, I immediately think of all the family and friends we are so blessed to have as a part of our village.  […]

Why You Need a Village of Supporters in Foster Care

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how can i foster well

  If you’ve been a foster parent for any length of time, or even if you’re considering foster care, maybe you have asked yourself this question at some point: “how do I foster well?” Parenting is no easy task, with ANY child, regardless of how they came into your family.  But when a child in […]

How Can I Foster “Well?”: Tips + Reminders for Foster Parents

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does the bible talk about foster care

  Whether or not you consider yourself a Christian, or a person of faith, I think it behooves us to know what the Bible says about foster care.  And even though the words “foster care” aren’t in the Bible, the Good Book has a LOT to say on the matter.  But please don’t take my […]

Does the Bible Talk About Foster Care?

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  Lately, I’ve been feeling a tug on my heart to speak to an audience very near and dear to me – foster mamas.  Partially because I am one, but also because, as a therapist who deals primarily with anxiety, I want to use what I know to help other foster parents deal with the […]

How to Deal with the Unknowns of Foster Care

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self care gift guide

  I have to be honest…in my humble opinion, self care gifts are the best gifts of all.  There, I said it.  And since every major retailer and website, blogger, etc. known to man is sharing their gift guides with you this week (if they haven’t already!), I will too. Truth be told, it’s a […]

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before you start anxiety medication

  So many of my clients (and friends!) remain undecided about whether or not they should take anxiety medication, and I totally get it.  It’s a big decision.  I remember feeling a little unsure about starting medication for my PMDD way back when. It’s totally normal to hesitate when you’re thinking about putting psychotropic drugs […]

What To Know Before You Start Anxiety Medication

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how to grow a private practice

  Can I be super duper honest with you today? This is a little awkward to talk about…but here goes nothing… Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions from therapists and coaches about how to start a private practice, or how to grow one once you have one.  Many others have been asking “how […]

How to grow a private practice

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