Sarah Villavicencio, BSN, RN

Based in Seattle, Sarah is a nurse writer and nurse educator who specializes in health content for businesses, patients, and healthcare workers. Her passion is helping families navigate parenting and the complicated world of healthcare through education and compassion.


Sarah obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the University of Northern Colorado with an emphasis on rural healthcare. With 22 years of clinical pediatric nursing experience, her specialties include cardiac ICU, neonatal ICU, pediatric ICU, post-anesthesia care, and long-term management of chronic illnesses. 


Sarah is a mother of three, and with her spare time, she volunteers at local schools performing health assessments. She enjoys family time, long walks, and smelling the salty sea air. You can find her at

Sarah Villavicencio
Boy screaming and closing ears in pain during development therapy.


How to Discipline a Child With DMDD

Having trouble disciplining your child with DMDD? There are many strategies a parent can use.

A mother holding a crying toddler daughter indoors in kitchen


Parenting a Child With DMDD

Are you at your wits’ end with your child’s chronic irritability and frequent behavioral outbursts? Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder may be the cause.

Young pregnant woman with glass of milk in the room.


Can I Drink Ensure While Pregnant?

While Ensure can promote health, you’ll want to make sure you understand the ingredients and the quantities that are right for you.