Release Valves & Daily Rhythms for Families during COVID-19

Hi there! How are you holding up? Remember back in March when we were told to stay home? Parents rushed to find ways and resources to keep their kids’ education and behavior “inline”? One popular graphic was a color-coded daily routine example for people to follow. Then the two weeks we were told to hunkerContinue reading “Release Valves & Daily Rhythms for Families during COVID-19”

Parenting, Crying and Connection

“ We will practice courage in our family by showing up, letting ourselves be seen and honoring vulnerability.” -Wholehearted Parenting Manifesto, Brené Brown May was a tough month for me- I kept thinking how I wanted to write and post about it. Then May turned into June, then July and here I find myself almostContinue reading “Parenting, Crying and Connection”

Mariana & Tony V

In the first episode of my series “Conversations on Connection”, I interview comedian Tony Viveiros on how he makes connections with his kids and family through humor. Tony Viveiros is a stand up comic and actor who has been dubbed “a Boston treasure” by the Boston Globe. Some of his roles were in movies such asContinue reading “Mariana & Tony V”

Family Therapy – what’s all the fuss?

The idea of Family Support (in the form of therapy) often times conjures up images or ideas that seem complicated, painful or even scary. Let’s take a moment to break down some of these misconceptions:   Why & when to seek out Family Therapy? A family is made up of separate individuals who have aContinue reading “Family Therapy – what’s all the fuss?”