Sarah Baum

Sarah Baum
Sarah Baum is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Scottsdale. Sarah has been practicing therapy for over ten years in numerous settings. Prior to working in private practice, Sarah worked with children and in Special Education. She is a mom to three kids five years old and under. When not working or “momming”, Sarah enjoys reading, yoga and travel. You can find her on instagram @sarahbaummft. Contact her at [email protected]
doing the right thing

Why Doing the Right Thing Isn’t The Right Thing

As we all have jumped into distance learning for the time being I often get questions in my practice from parents asking if they are doing the right thing. And my answer has been...

Fighting Mom Anxiety

This post first appeared on our blog last year. Given the current situation and all moms are facing right now, we felt it would be worthy of a repost. Feel free to leave your recommendations...

The Best Year to Celebrate National Coloring Book Day!

August 2nd marks National Coloring Book Day and let me tell you, 2020 is the best year to celebrate this holiday. "Why?" you ask. Did you know that adult coloring has the same effects on...
gratitude journal

The Power of Gratitude

I have been seeing clients through these COVID times and a lot of women have been struggling with feelings of anxiety and depression. These may be feelings that they already had, new feelings, or...

Eat2Explore – A Fun Way to Learn and Cook Together

I am loving cooking with my 6 year old during quarantine. It helps me give her some special one on one time while also getting stuff done! Recently eat2explore offered our team the opportunity...
give garden

Give Garden – Kids Cooking Box and a Fun Way to Give Back

Recently I took my daughter to the farmers market in Peoria. If you haven't been, its pretty fun. While there we found a booth where kids could ride a stationary bike that powered a...

Comparison is the Thief of Joy and Pain

We live in a society of putting our best face forward in many ways that the generations before us were not faced with. Comparison is everywhere. My mom certainly didn’t see all of her...
the courage to ask for help

The Courage to Accept Help {It’s Okay to not have it Under Control}

Why is it so hard to accept help as a mom? Or as a woman? What is the internal gain from saying no when a person asks us if they can help?  I know that...
year, yoga, intentions

New Year New Me? Finding Myself Outside of Kids and Work

One of my intentions for the new year (not goals), is to focus on self care. So this morning I took a restorative yoga class at Surya Yoga with our very own Scottsdale Mom...

Mindful Meditation for Moms

In my practice, I hear a lot of women come in talking about their anxiety. During the holidays, normal, manageable anxiety can run high. Sometimes it doesn't feel like anxiety. It can feel like...

Terrible Twos are a Lie!

My middle child is three years old and this has been the hardest year of both of our lives.  I think about how with my first child, my daughter, I dreaded the terrible twos and...

I Am The Keeper (My Name is Mom)

I am the keeper of all things important.  I am the one who knows the kids schedules. School schedules, school holidays, early release, after school activities.  I am the one who knows classroom birthday parties, what...
body positivity

Teaching Kids Body Positivity

I love the movement that is rising up and celebrating body positivity. The premise behind this is loving your body at any size and celebrating it. This movement encourages people to stop hating their...