IABA Owner’s Blog

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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The Difference Between Pain & Fear

Last week I wrote to you about being in the fire of domestic violence and how critical it is to leave. What I didn't write to you about is the condition my perpetrator gave to me: C-PTSD....
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In the Fire

A few months ago I was sitting with my therapist going through the usual list of self-criticisms and reflections. Throughout the five years of my previous marriage, I had this dialogue running through my head trying to...
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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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This One’s For the Girls

Over the past two weeks, I've written a little to you about my business Instructional ABA Consultants and my early career as a BCBA. This week I celebrated my twin nieces Grace and Emma's third birthday. That's...
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Building a Mission-Based Business

Last week I wrote to you about celebrating my 10 year anniversary as a Board Certified Behavior Analysis. In that blog, I took you through the journey of my early career which led to the conception of...
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A Decade of Work, A Decade as a BCBA

Over the course of the past year, I've been writing to you about standing in your own worth, your truth. I've taken you down many paths in the forest of life and shared both challenging and joyful...
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Take A Stand

Over the last few weeks, I've written to you from a more personal place than usual. My intention in writing these pieces of my story is to share my humanity with you. As human beings, we all...
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Leaning on Love

Two weeks ago I wrote to you about my experience over the last year in choosing to leave domestic abuse and my extended family choosing to support my abuser because he is a man. As a survivor,...
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The Two Wolves

Last week I wrote to you about how gratitude can be a life raft in the middle of adversity. Specifically, I wrote to you about the stressors of the COVID-19 pandemic knowing so many of us are...
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Gratitude Within the COVID-19 Pandemic

Over the past several weeks I've noticed a recurring topic of conversation within my tribe; "I'm exhausted from the last year and a half." Each person that I speak with is talking about the COVID-19 pandemic and...
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Right or Wrong?

Over the past several months I have been writing about moving through anger while I'm doing it myself. Last week I gave you a glimpse into finding peace amidst adversity. The sun peeking through the dark forest,...
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Peace Amidst Fear

Over the course of the summer, I've taken you through my understanding of anger. Quite personally I needed to write about it because it was pulsing through my veins. While I have an incredible amount of compassion,...
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You Are Not Made to Burn

Over the course of the past several months, I've filled my audible account with one healing book after another. If you scroll through it you'll see writers who supported me as I emotionally held my own heart...
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Guiding Anger to Love

What do you do with anger that’s real? Anger that will burn cities and clear anything and everything in its path? Where did it come from and why is it here?  The very short answer is anger...
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