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Holiday Lights In Orange County

It’s the MOST wonderful time of the year!  And we just couldn’t be more excited which is why we’ve compiled a list of neighborhoods that have some of the best Holiday Light displays.  Grab your family, get in the car, blast some amazing Christmas music, and enjoy an evening gazing at the lights! And be […]

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Helping Grieving Children Get Through the Holidays

The holidays are coming, which as a mom can bring a lot of stress and grief of its own kind.  However, for those families that may have experienced a death in the family, the holiday prep can look a lot different.   Navigating my own grief as well as helping my clients has a different significance […]

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My Baby’s Brain: An Update

It has been a year since I wrote about our daughter’s journey through Infantile Spasms (IS) or West Syndrome, a “catastrophic seizure disorder” that typically comes without warning and leaves the children it touches severely disabled. Unlike epilepsy, its more common cousin, IS comes around six months of age and is accompanied by high voltage […]

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A Life-Changing Library Hack For Parents

Soft talking. Only walking. My toddler and I review our library mantra before we enter the main wing each week after library story time, which is held in a separate wing. She knows the rules. But, as rehearsed as she is in reciting them, applying them is a different story. Sharing my love of books […]

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Creative Solutions To “Problem Behaviors”

I don’t think I like age four. Three was worlds better than four, and I’m sincerely hoping that five offers a much-needed reprieve from the moody, behaviorally-challenged, fearsome fours. My son is a wonderful tiny human most of the time. However, if he doesn’t sleep/get enough play time/eats too much sugar/it’s Tuesday, he will become […]

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