Show & Tell

Show don't tell is the first bit of advice almost every writer gets. Don't give facts if words … [Read more...]

 Parenting with PTSD:  Breaking the Cycle without Falling Apart

This event happened on December 16, 2016 thanks to Riverside Trauma. I'm so grateful that they … [Read more...]

50 Looks Like This

"You don't look 50," my daughter said. I couldn't hide the smile. I looked up and into the … [Read more...]

Feeling Less Safe

Afraid is how I feel. As someone with post-traumatic stress, I'm used to being afraid. This is … [Read more...]

After Party Magazine: Blogger Spotlight: Cissy from Heal Write Now

This is an excerpt from an article out today in After Party magazine. Full text.  I say it often but … [Read more...]

Dear Tired Mom: Just Stop

I have a friend going through a rough patch. She is physically sick with a back to back virus. This … [Read more...]

Trauma-Informed Parenting: Supplemental Resources (www.nctsn.org) Reviewed by a Parent

Gail Kennedy, the ACEsConnection Director of Programs shared a fantastic resource with me called: … [Read more...]

Parenting with PTSD: Breaking the Cycle Without Falling Apart – Event

I'm thrilled to offer a workshop in Dedham, MA through the Riverside Trauma Center in Massachusetts. … [Read more...]

Mama Obama & Daddy Donald: Growing Myself Up

"And I told them, I told them that they deserve to be treated with dignity and respect. And I told … [Read more...]

The Partnering for Excellence Model or Walking the Trauma-Informed Talk

I’ll admit, as an activist, I’m often in fight the system mode. I approach even do-gooders with … [Read more...]