I Never Thought I would Shake a Baby

If you have ever heard the PSA on the radio “never shake a baby” you were probably like me and thought, “Seriously?! Who would shake a baby? They must be terrible people!” And then, I had kids and realized, yep, I’m thinking about it. There’s nothing quite like parenthood that makes you eat your own words.  To be crystal clear, shaking a baby is NEVER an option or a good idea. I am thankful for those PSA’s because the solution they gave, to put the baby in a safe place and walk away until you can gather yourself, gave me an out. And, it normalized that other people have had… Read More

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If You’re Not Scared, You’re Doing It Wrong

Getting this blog going is such an exciting and impossible task. I have wanted to start a blog based on my experience as a social worker for a long time and now its here! And now that its here, I can hardly pick where to start. Does this ever happen to you? You get excited to do a project and then all you do is stare at it trying to figure out where to begin. That is the exact boat I am in. I want this work I am doing to be honest, helpful, and accurate. To do that, I want to be able to share the knowledge I have,… Read More

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Intro.

I started a blog! Huzzah! Hi there! Welcome to my blog! I’m Lissa (pronounced “Lisa” because the extra s is silent), and I am so stoked to get this blog thing off the ground. I have been a social worker since 2009 and am just delighted that I get to bring my expertise to the masses. This blog and my website will be the homebase for all of my work. I will be facilitating trainings, engaging in speaking events, and releasing a book! Subscribe to keep updated on all the things that will be coming because there will be lots! My vision for the content I will bring you is… Read More

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