Letting Go of What We Know

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Curiosity. So much power is found in something so simple,  yet it is so often ignored. Curiosity – The thing that leads us to question what we know, to explore and to learn. This may be my story (the story of how a pediatrician made the commitment to do things differently); however, it is also a story of how curiosity … Read More

CHAOS

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Chaos… Truth be told, that is what my husband thought was going to happen when I told him four years ago that I planned to change the way “parenting” happened in our household. No punishment. No rewards. No shaming. No bribing. No “RULES”. No yelling. No controlling. Our kids were 2 & 4 at the time and he was SURE … Read More

HEALING MY PERFECTIONISM

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“I won’t be loved…” “I will be criticized…” “They will figure out I am not worthy…” What is the story running in your head that prevents you from playing authentically full out? How is playing small REALLY affecting your life? Want to change it? For yourself!!! -AND for your kids so they grow up knowing their true power? THAT is … Read More

ARE YOU A “SUPERMOM”?

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Our world is full of “supermoms”.  I saw them every day in my medical practice.   There is even a Merriam-Webster definition for “supermom”: a woman who raises children and takes care of a home while also having a full time job.  I would argue with that definition leaves out all the supermoms who are raising children as a full-time job; … Read More

A LOVE LETTER TO MOMS

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(After nearly a decade in practice as a general pediatrician and four decades on this planet, I felt the need to share a thought… And Dads, you are not forgotten. I know your love is as strong and your stories are as valid. I hear you too…) A Love Letter To Moms To every mom who has ever sat across … Read More

MY SONS RUINED MY LIFE

My sons ruined my life… And I am eternally grateful I’ve been silent for a while (a lifetime?)… Leaving “Dr. Noonan” to embrace “Tiffanie” has been quite a process and I’ll share more, but today we are going to celebrate the demise of my previous “so called” life. Part of me has been fighting my opening up and diving into … Read More