My Child Has ADHD. Do I Have it Also?

Many adults have suffered in silence with undiagnosed ADHD. In my practice, I have diagnosed hundreds, if not thousands, of children and adolescents with ADHD. During that process there was one question that was almost always asked by concerned parents: “Could I also have ADHD?” Simply put, YES!

The Art of Decision Making

Decision making can often be a difficult process. Add in the uncertainties of the past year and it can become easy to get stuck in a state of indecision. Nicole Wallace, Licensed Mental Health Counselor explores the art of decision making and what the research says can help you overcome decision fatigue.

Mommy Moments

As moms, you tend to put everyone ahead of yourself. With all that you need to do, don’t forget to take time for self care! Dr. Erkeda DeRouen provides some tips by using the word “self care” as an acrostic poem and downloadable image.

Taking Kids from Yuck to Yum: 5 Steps to Help Your Picky Eater

If you have a picky eater at home, you are not alone! In fact, it is estimated that 20-50% of children, especially toddlers & preschoolers, are selective eaters. Even though it’s very common it can still cause frustration and worry for parents. Follow these 5 steps to help selective eaters explore new foods.

Informed Consent

As we navigate decisions associated with motherhood, we want to know that we are understanding what is being told to us in order to make an informed choice. However, it can be hard to know what to ask to be truly active in the consent process. As a fertility and birth doula, Emily shares ways that you can make an informed decision about a topic even if you are unfamiliar with it.

When Kids Gain Weight

As parents, it is our job to ground our children in a strong counter narrative: gaining weight is a normal part of growing up and being a human; kids’ bodies and adults’ bodies come in all different shapes and sizes, none inherently more valuable than the other; and our value as people does not depend on beauty, size, or health.

What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?

Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) is a term used to describe a variety of disorders including pelvic pain and various types of incontinence or constipation. Postpartum pelvic floor dysfunction can result from both traumatic deliveries and from those free of complications. Pelvic floor physical therapy is an excellent resource for any postpartum mother, with or without dysfunction, to regain muscle strength and resume exercise without risk of injury.

Giving Yourself Permission

It is often difficult for adults, especially parents, to give themselves permission to prioritize themselves. Invest in yourself and give yourself permission to do whatever you feel is best for yourself, your health, and your wellbeing.

Functional Fertility: Basics and Beyond for Preconception

Whether trying to conceive naturally or going through advanced reproductive options, there are lifestyle, nutritional, nutraceutical and botanical interventions to support optimal fertility.
We need balanced hormone communication and low levels of inflammation for a woman’s body to create and nourish new life.

Wellness Versus Diet Culture: How Do I Know What’s What?

Diet culture has long ruled over the fitness and health industry. So, how do you know which companies care about self-love, body positivity and acceptance and which ones are just trying to profit by making you feel unhealthy? Look for these telltale signs to determine if a company embraces wellness or if it’s rooted in diet culture.