ABC PLEASE

ABC PLEASE Skills – Parenting with DBT: A Series on Effective Parenting Strategies

Things are out of control at home. The days are long and challenging. Emotions run high. Tempers flare,  you bump up against your child’s emotions, and you lose control. Sometimes, things are so intense that it feels like you won’t make it until bedtime intact. You’re worried, frustrated, and even feel like life is devoidContinue reading ABC PLEASE Skills – Parenting with DBT: A Series on Effective Parenting Strategies

radical acceptance

Radical Acceptance – Parenting with DBT: A Series on Effective Parenting Strategies

You’re so sick of saying the same things. “Marco, pick up your socks.” “Vanessa, stop hitting your brother.” “Monique, put down your phone and do your homework.” Sometimes, you sound like a broken record, complaining about the same things your child is or isn’t doing.  And the truth is, you just can’t take it anymore.Continue reading Radical Acceptance – Parenting with DBT: A Series on Effective Parenting Strategies

weight and IVF

Weight and IVF: What the Research Says about Intentional Weight Loss and Fertility

Weight and Infertility If you are struggling with infertility or considering IVF, and you also happen to live in a larger body, chances are your RE (reproductive endocrinologist, aka fertility doctor) has recommend you lose weight. Some clinics may even limit access to IVF treatment to women below a certain BMI. Often, REs don’t specifyContinue reading Weight and IVF: What the Research Says about Intentional Weight Loss and Fertility

parenting with DBT

Parenting with DBT: A Series on Effective Parenting Strategies

Parenting with DBT: A Skills-Based Approach No one told you parenting could be so challenging. You’re often overwhelmed and anxious, if not angry, sad, or feeling guilty. Raising kids is harder than you ever imagined. Often, it feels like you and your child on opposite teams, fighting for dominance or control. You want the bestContinue reading Parenting with DBT: A Series on Effective Parenting Strategies