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Sex Positive Parenting! Let’s Talk about Sex… Baby.

Sex Positive Parenting! Let’s Talk about Sex…Baby.   Sex and sexuality are more often than not stigmatized in our society, especially around our children and sex positive parenting.  Often, parents shame, objectify, or stigmatize most sexual behavior throughout child and adolescent development. In doing so, we set children up to have a lack of knowledge […]

Gender Non-Conforming or Gender Creative

Gender Non-Conforming or Gender Creative   Gender Non-Conforming or Gender Creative individuals are people whose gender expression does not follow the stereotypical “rules” surrounding what is expected in male or female within our society.  You may wonder what is gender non-conforming or what does it mean when people are gender creative?  In our society, we […]

Queer Women

Queer Women   Queer women are wonderful. Even though I may be biased that queer women are wonderful, hear me out and let me explain the why!    What does Queer even mean? Back in the day being dubbed “queer” was a slur and negative.  People used that to insult people in the LGBTQ+ community […]

Transgenerational Trauma

Transgenerational Trauma   TRIGGER WARNING: Transgenerational Trauma and Can Trauma get Passed Down in the DNA?  There is a new body of research which is talking about how trauma can be passed down generationally (including through biology).  I first learned about this over the last several years in specializing trauma and noticing that my clients […]

Parenting in a Pandemic

Parenting in a Pandemic   Parenting in a pandemic; 2020 has proven to be one of the most unique years in modern history!  Most notably due to of COVID-19 or the Coronavirus, parenting in the pandemic has become a primary focus!  A notable challenge has been parenting in a pandemic, especially during the quick changes. […]

Gender Expression and Gender Identity

Gender Expression and Gender Identity   What is it?  It is talked about so much now and so often we find people needing more information about gender and its different facets.  I am writing this as a way to help create some clarity surrounding gender, gender conformity, and gender expression – I hope it helps! […]

What is an Addictive Personality?

What is an Addictive Personality?   You may ask yourself, what is an addictive personality? Addiction has multiple parts to it and many people state they have “addictive personalities.” What the heck does that mean? Do you know someone who becomes consumed with different things or people? Do you or others you know seem to […]