Erica Tatum-Sheade

Erica is a licensed child and adolescent therapist and Certified Daring Way Facilitator practicing in Scottsdale, Arizona. She is the creator of G.E.M.S. (Girls Empowered, Motivated, and Strong) an 8-week girls group focused on helping girls age 8-18 develop their best sense of self. She is a mother of three amazing children, two fur babies, and a baby tortoise.
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Why I’m Proud of My Child’s D: So Much More than a Grade

Why I’m Proud of my Child’s D As my husband and I were sitting at an appointment, I received the alert announcing “report cards are now available.”  I immediately turned to him and said, “should...
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What Loving Day Means To Me: June 12

In 1967, decades before I was born, I received the most incredible wedding gift from two total strangers. They didn’t know that they were giving one of the greatest gifts I would receive, and little...
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It’s Time To Play Again!

It’s time to play again! A recent study found that the average American child spends 4-7 minutes a day in unstructured play, versus seven hours of screen time. As more and more schools cut recess...
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Let’s Talk Hair Care: Interview with Michelle Anderson

A mother of 6, a wife, and a thriving business owner changing the hair industry in Arizona one client at a time.  The above is the perfect synopsis of Michelle Anderson, owner of “Michelle...
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Using Your Child’s Love Language to Create A Stronger Bond

One of the constant questions many of us ask ourselves as parents is, “Am I doing enough to make sure my child is happy?” We often wonder if we are providing the foundation they...