IABA Owner’s Blog

Witnessing Pain

A few weeks ago I wrote to you about the danger of disconnecting. In it, I guided you to look at how disconnecting from our own emotional world can bring harm to ourselves and our world. Over...
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The Danger of Disconnecting

Last week I wrote to you about the importance of taking care of your emotional well-being during the rocky road of parenting. In the blog I noted how we all experience big, negative emotions and how that...
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Strategies for Parents Through Big Emotions

Last week I wrote to you about seeing your children's tantrums and difficult emotions through their eyes. In it, we walked through the perspective of toddlers and young children. I offered some strategies, not all my own,...
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Through a Child’s Eyes

With Christmas just around the corner for those of us who celebrate (my anxiety reminds me daily), I bet you are thinking I am writing a darling tribute to their innocence. I would love to, there is...
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What Are We Putting Down?

Last week I wrote to you about “The Importance of Not This." In it, I shared the unearthing of our way of life that the pandemic brought, at least to my friend group and I. After reading...
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The Importance of Not This

I've written to you before and I am confident I will write to you again about society's impact on our lives. My own lived experience, professional research, and the work of others have brought me to one...
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Raising Good Humans

Sometime in September, I was introduced to the best-selling author Dr. Becky who recently authored the book "Good Inside." I am trying to remember if it was on a podcast from one of my soul teachers or...
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Honoring Your Peace

Waiting for Life to “Go Back” Somewhere this fall I realized that we've all been waiting for life to "go back" to the way it was before COVID-19. That our country and world are so inundated with...
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Lessons from a Farm

Growing up my grandparents lived on a farm in northeast Ohio about an hour from my parent's home. During my childhood, the farm was my happy place for so many years. As a child fitting in was...
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Listening & Control

A few weeks ago I wrote to you about the power of listening to each other. This week I'd like to dive more deeply into how to navigate the multifaceted ways of listening, being listened to, or...
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Listen

This past weekend I celebrated the 10th Anniversary of Instructional ABA Consultants. 10th! It is hard to believe that a decade ago, with no business experience whatsoever, I founded this company. A decade ago I was 25,...
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A Wall, or Two

Two weeks ago, after the overturning of Roe vs. Wade, I wrote to you for the first time in months. I shared with you that over these past two years I had felt as though I'm living...
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Light at the Wound

Over the past two years (and counting) I have lived through events that have bore incredible pain, as many others have. If you had asked me in March of 2020 if even a fraction of what I...
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A Nurtured Heart and Body

Over the course of that last month, I've written to you about finding joy amidst hardship, living through pain, leaving domestic violence, and navigating fear. This is not a light load for anyone to take, let alone...
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Living with Pain, Living Free

Last week I wrote to you about life being beautiful, even when it is hard after yet another winter in COVID and the extension of my divorce. As with many of us, these past two years have...
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Walking in Darkness, Seeing the Stars

This past November I made a decision to stop publicly writing until my divorce was final. I’ve spent hours on the stand just reading my own bank statements and wanted to prevent my blog from somehow adding...
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Underneath the Bursts

This past week I wrote to you about setting boundaries with our children. In my blog, I wrote about the importance of boundaries for the emotional development of children. I also wrote to you about my own...
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Boundaries on the Home Front

Last week I wrote to you about my own journey in boundary-setting as a business owner and woman. This week I'd like to dive deeper into boundaries and talk to you as both a mama and a...
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Setting Boundaries, Staying True

Last week I wrote to you about integrity and my own personal experience in being unwilling to bend as a woman. I spoke about my experience not only as a businesswoman but also as a woman who...
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A Woman Unwilling to Bend

After writing to you about my career and company, last week I detoured into my wishes for my nieces' futures. I wrote of some of my own personal hardships as a woman in business as well as...
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