I Am Whatever You Say I Am – The way that our negative perceptions shape the way that we see our partners (and how they see themselves

Guess who's back? Back again? Ok Ok, I promise, no more Eminem lyrics. Things have been a little crazy in my neck of the woods as we have moved out of my parent's house and into a new house! Woo! And don't you worry, I will surely have a post about how to live harmoniously … Continue reading I Am Whatever You Say I Am – The way that our negative perceptions shape the way that we see our partners (and how they see themselves

Time to Practice What I Preach – Vulnerability and my Postpartum Experience

Its been a year. One whole year that has gone zooming by like a movie in fast forward. Didn't always feel like this though. Those first 3 months crawled by, frame by aching frame. I've been thinking of writing this for awhile now - I feel like I've gotten enough space from it all to … Continue reading Time to Practice What I Preach – Vulnerability and my Postpartum Experience

I didn’t Have Postpartum Depression. I was Just Super Angry for a While After the Baby was Born – and other overlooked symptoms of postpartum depression

In the spirit of May being National Maternal Depression Awareness month I figured I would talk a little bit about some of the symptoms that you probably know about and some that you might not. Before you say to yourself " what the heck Laura! you haven't written in a month and now this is … Continue reading I didn’t Have Postpartum Depression. I was Just Super Angry for a While After the Baby was Born – and other overlooked symptoms of postpartum depression

You’re not listening – why you might not be seeing eye to eye

Well folks, its been awhile. I apologize. There are lots of changes happening with my practice and my brain has been pretty busy. But, here I am. Bright eyed and filled to the brim with all the therapy things. You know, being in a relationship is hard. I mean really, sometimes its exhausting. Trying to … Continue reading You’re not listening – why you might not be seeing eye to eye

I thought of hurting my baby – “Scary thoughts” and what they mean

I'm going to paint a picture for you You've been home with the baby for about 2 weeks. You kind of feel like you are just getting some sort of confidence in this whole new parent thing - falling into a semblance of a routine. You are upstairs changing the baby's clothes for the 3rd … Continue reading I thought of hurting my baby – “Scary thoughts” and what they mean