Bridging–April 13, 2017

Spring—a time to see the world anew. Each year, Spring dramatically bursts forth with waves of color and flowers for weeks. We see our clients anew as well, looking at their concerns with a different perspective. We take the view that they are the sum of their experiences beginning before birth, forward to the present. Most are amazed by how many things have happened to their bodies causing c

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Medical Miracles!–March 13, 2017

Medical Miracles! This year I have been writing about birth characteristics and the related long-term effects we observe. Medical m

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Transitions and Play–February 16, 2017

Transitions and Play Last newsletter I mentioned an adventure Becki and I had that involved ping pong. There is so much more to reflect and share! In the midst of our ping-pong game, Becki and I paused to marvel at how much fun we were having! The joy of unexpected, pure, and simple fun. Laughing at ourselves when balls bounced in places they shouldn't and glowing with pride

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Transitions–February 2, 2017

Transitions The single most important, yet most complex transition for any of us occurs at birth. Luckily, for most of us things went reasonably ok. For more than a third of us, there was more involved than you can imagine, even if it was planned. Over the past year, we've come to realize how integral the intricacies of birth influence who we are and who we become at nearly

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Beginning the New Year–January 12, 2017

Beginning the New Year Many of us set goals for the year and attainment of these goals generally involves an el

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Supporting the Parent Who Supports Their Child–November 10, 2016

Baby Development and Play Play is a vital and interactive process of babies learning to excite, engage, and calm in every changing way. Play is also the foundation of communication and self-help. Play is essential for integrated sensory, motor, and cognitive development beginning with rattles and progressing to block building and books.   Note from Cara

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Zoey’s Headaches–Not what you’d expect!–October 28, 2016

Headaches with An Unusual Cause For years, 11-year-old Zoey experienced daily headaches. For as long as she could remember, Zoey’s mother

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Mastering the Dreaded Locker Lock–August 26, 2016

Mastering the Dreaded Locker Lock! I still have my lock, the combo engraved in my brain from frustration... The fear and frustration of sweaty fingers twirling the dial of the gym locker on the bottom row of lockers, trying not to be late to class. Yes, that's why I remember the combo. Middle schools and high school have many new things for students to navigate and often

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Breathing—simple, yet so often wrong!–March 17, 2016

Breathing—simple, yet so often wrong! When the muscles supporting breathing don't work well there are many functions of our lives that don't work well either.
  • Anxiety
  • Poor sleep
  • Tight/frozen shoulder
  • Poor digestion
  • Headaches
  • Slumped/rounded posture
  • Low energy levels
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Slip, Slide, Boom!–February 11, 2016

Points....Ice! Winter is not done with us yet! The ice wreaks havoc on many fronts. We’ve seen several people in the past month for help with fall-related issues. Here are three typical injuries and how we are able to help—   Head vs. Ice Slipping on ice, no matter how careful, often ends up with some part of the body rapidly hitting solid

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