Constipation in Children

Constipation in children is complex and involves a cycle of interrupted stooling, painful evacuation, and subsequent fear or withholding. … Read More


Listening, Empathy & Healing

In my previous life, I was a staff photographer at a mid-sized newspaper.  The quality of my work depended upon my ability to relate to others, to listen, and to empathize in a culture vastly different from the one in … Read More

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Slip-sliding: My 5 Non-negotiables for COVID-19

While I’m constantly reminding myself that these are stressful times and being flexible is key, there are some things that I simply cannot let slip. For me, these are hallmarks of my own survival. … Read More

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Survival Mode: 2019

2019 hasn’t been what I planned. Chaos reigned over balance to this point, but it’s time to step out of survival mode and into purpose. … Read More

Struggling for Sleep

Enough Sleep: Why Is It Such a Struggle?

Is there anything more coveted than a good night’s sleep? I think not!   We all know that sleep is vital to good health, but why? It may surprise you to learn that scientists actually don’t know why our bodies … Read More