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The Power of Setting Loving Limits

My son LOVES chocolate. If he could, he would eat chocolate for all his meals. One morning at breakfast he asked if he could have a piece of chocolate, to which I said “No, we don’t have chocolate for breakfast.” He cried and cried and continued to beg for chocolate. Eventually he calmed down, the battle was over, but the war was not.

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The Playlist Challenge: Finding Motivation in Music

Each night, since my sons were babies, we have sang to  them “You Are My Sunshine.” Now, my heart grows full each night when they sing it back to me. Just thinking about their sweet little voices singing “you’ll never know dear how much I love you” fills me with joy and brings a tear to my eye. Music is so powerful as it can soothe us, motivate us and connect us. Whether you struggle with sensory issues or not, the power of music is universal.

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Why I Created The Sensory Space

For the last 10 years I have been working with children in foster care, in residential settings, and in schools. In every place I have worked I have seen children benefit from movement, creativity, and play. Howeverit wasn’t until my own son struggled with sensory processing issues that I truly realized the power of a sensory space. 

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Why NOT Start a Blog?

I LOVE being a psychotherapist and I love to write. I want to share the amazing things I learn each day in my therapy office to motivate and inspire others. I want to share the struggles I see to show people they are not alone in their anxiety, depression, or in their role as the parent of a difficult child. There are many reasons for me to start a blog. So, what has been holding me back? 

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