parenting

Is daycare a good idea? Breaking down a controversial video I shared on Instagram.

2024-05-22T14:01:49-07:00Healing Trauma, Nervous System Health, Parenting & Child Development, Relationships & Social Connection, Trauma & Survival Physiology|

Every now and then, I share something on my social media channels that’s a bit controversial. I always share these things with the intention to educate and inform, from a trauma and nervous system POV, on a topic that I believe is important, not to be provocative just [...]

Intergenerational trauma – on feeling (and healing) the pain of our ancestors

2024-04-20T15:42:08-07:00Parenting & Child Development|

“Pain travels through families until someone is ready to feel it.” - Stephi Wagner Intergenerational trauma is trauma that’s been passed down through generations; also known as generational, transgenerational, or ancestral trauma.  This is never a fun one to write about, but it is true that we ‘keep’ [...]

How to help anxious kids who are behaving ‘badly,’ with Stephen Terrell

2024-04-20T15:59:04-07:00Parenting & Child Development, Practitioners & Professionals|

I’m re-sharing an important interview featuring my wonderful mentor and colleague, Stephen Terrell. Here’s what we’ll cover: What this ‘bad’ behaviour actually is from a nervous system perspective. Why attempts to fix or change this behaviour are often futile (and what parents can do instead!). Why even parents [...]

Returning to our roots. A story of healing and regeneration with Kate Kavanaugh.

2024-04-20T17:38:49-07:00Parenting & Child Development, Practitioners & Professionals|

Today, I have a NEW long-form conversation for you about earth, humanity, and the deep interconnection between the two with my good friend, Kate Kavanaugh.  She’s a farmer, butcher, holistic nutritionist, and host of the Mind Body Soil podcast, exploring what it means to be a human woven [...]

Debunking 7 myths around healing trauma & nervous system regulation

2024-04-21T03:42:56-07:00Healthy Nervous System Lifestyle, Trauma & Survival Physiology|

I’m seeing a lot more talk about all things trauma, nervous system health, and healing out in the world these days.  This is a good thing. More of us need to wake up to this area of health and healing that’s been overlooked. AND… I’ve also noticed a [...]

Birthing babies the way nature intended with Dr. Erika La Vella, DO.

2024-04-21T03:47:58-07:00Parenting & Child Development, Practitioners & Professionals|

Ever wonder what it takes to create, birth, and raise trauma-free, healthy humans?  That’s what we’ll cover (and so much more!) in today’s NEW vlog with Dr. Erika La Vella, DO: Birthing Babies the Way Nature Intended.  Erika is a medical doctor and surgeon by trade, who recently [...]