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Pure & Simple Love

I’ve been ever so pleasantly distracted.  This little human came into my life not too long ago.  I have been taken by how simply looking into his eyes can make him smile.  The body curls and coos that accompany fill me up completely.  Words are irrelevant.  It’s that innate pleasure and responsiveness associated with genuine

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How to Celebrate Your Love Today!

Here is a letter that Gary wrote for our Hold Me Tight Love Letters & Updates (you can sign up to receive these here) with ideas to help make today a day to bond, connect, and celebrate your love.  I loved his thoughts and will definitely be taking time to have this conversation with the one I

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Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus

image source A friend shared her thoughts about Santa so eloquently a few weeks ago that I asked her to write them down for me to share here. This is my first Christmas as a mother and it seems that I continue to hear the question, “how do I tell my kids about Santa Claus

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Tragedy in Newtown, CT

It has taken me some time to process the event at Sandy Hook.  My heart goes out to the families of those who lost a loved one.  My heart also goes out to those children who were so close to this traumatic event. Strangely, I prevented myself from facing this tragedy until Monday.  I tend

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hellos and goodbyes

Since I’ve studied attachment I’ve become more cognizant of moments with my children that define our attachment.  One of the key moments in an attachment relationship are hellos and goodbyes.  Jack does not let these moments pass him by!  Here are a few moments that I felt worth documenting… Whenever we get to preschool I

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What Women Want

Shiri Cohen, Ph.D. of Harvard Medical School and Mass General Hospital, is the lead author on some great new couples research that’s pertinent to EFT.  She and her team have completed a fascinating study!  Below are links to the journal article as well as to some responses from public media outlets (NPR & Time’s Healthland). Here’s a

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