I Have A Confession To Make

We have an exciting new program launching this February! But before I can share it with you, I must confess my love-hate relationship to Valentine's Day. Historically, when the month of February rolled around, I mocked this candy-heart, over-priced holiday, drenched with commercialism and all too expensive cards. However, in recent years, [...]

I Have A Confession To Make2018-04-26T21:33:54+00:00

Do You Connect at a Distance?

We all hold certain roles in our relationships that can shift.  I'm not talking about who takes out the trash or who puts the kids to bed.  I'm writing about a deeper relational dynamic. As biologically-programmed social creatures, we seek and crave connection to an other. True connection requires a [...]

Do You Connect at a Distance?2018-05-01T00:09:25+00:00

The Postpartum Relationship

When a couple plans and achieves a pregnancy, they usually feel a mixture of shock and excitement during their first few weeks. Then they begin visiting doctors, getting ultrasounds and sharing their good news with others. Their 40 week journey is filled with full-on preparation for the baby. But who [...]

The Postpartum Relationship2018-05-02T21:20:55+00:00

Vulnerability Heals Shame

I recently visited Brene Brown's wise, eloquent and humorous TEDTalk video titled "The Power of Vulnerability".  Ms. Brown is an established social work researcher, author and speaker.  In this talk, she discussed her research on the role of vulnerability and shame in human connection. She spent 6 years collecting and [...]

Vulnerability Heals Shame2018-05-02T21:18:59+00:00