Memories of Childhood – 5 or 6**

Memories of Childhood – 5 or 6**

Fifth Child of Six Spinning, spinning, spinning in a dreamy, solo dance across dewey grass.   Favorite dress, wrinkled and worn, is delightful against my skin.   Blue and red and white plaid** floating, fluttering, skimming across the tippy top of little girl legs.  ...
Memories of Childhood – 2**

Memories of Childhood – 2**

TWO tiny feet dig into a pair of anonymous legs. Those male legs sit on an endless bench seat with the babysitter by our side.   She’s grasping a huge wheel, steering a boat-like car. Windows down, wind whipping cooling us with random slaps. Her blond hair is...
Thoughts on Growing Up Kind™

Thoughts on Growing Up Kind™

At the end of a recent session, a client said to me, “I feel older.” I knew exactly what they were talking about. During our sessions together, this client got in touch with memories and sensations from the time when they were about age 8. Before my own...
Freaking Out When Others are Calm

Freaking Out When Others are Calm

Ever wonder why one person stays calm in a particular circumstance while another completely freaks out? Our nervous systems are unique, just like each human is unique. Some nervous systems are more regulated than others, some are highly sensitive, and others are...
Will My Baby be Safe at College?

Will My Baby be Safe at College?

  We recently helped our son move in for his first year in college. He was accepted to his first choice college which happens to be across the country from our home. The lead up to the drop off was a mix of many emotions, thoughts, and concerns. He’ll be so far...
That time my animal instinct almost took over…

That time my animal instinct almost took over…

“Tears are the safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid on it.” ~Albert Smith The other evening, someone ran a stop sign as I was crossing into an intersection (I had the right of way) and I almost crashed into his car. We were in a...