Worry Checklist – a Day in the Life

•Am I failing my children?•Will my 6-yr-old ever learn to ride a bike?•Why won’t 6-yr-old wipe his own butt? Is it a fine or gross motor problem? Does he need OT? Is he just lazy? Does he need regular therapy?•Should I register for Weight Watchers? Will my therapist be disappointed in my? Does intuitive eatingContinue reading “Worry Checklist – a Day in the Life”

When NOT to call the Doctor

My kids have been hospitalized with bronchiolitis. We have taken an ambulance in the middle of the night with croup. They have had their head stitched up, multiple x-rays, and come close to choking on watermelon. But my most traumatic parenting experience by far happened on a warm, sunny day at the playground when myContinue reading “When NOT to call the Doctor”


Do other people notice how strange the mirror image of my face is?… You know what’s embarrassing? When your therapist asks you to hide your self-view because she can tell you are watching yourself and getting distracted. But really – does anyone actually look at the people they are video calling with? I know forContinue reading “Self-Reflection”

Hypochondriacal foundations

When I was in 4th grade my class read a very upsetting book called Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes. This book pretty much ruined my life. The little girl in the story is dying of leukemia from radiation from the atomic bomb in Hiroshima. And ever since I learned of Sadako’s plight, I’ve beenContinue reading “Hypochondriacal foundations”