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Meeting Your Needs in the Postpartum Period

Meeting Your Needs in the Postpartum Period

There are a multitude of things that need to be accomplished when a new baby enters the family. As parents, you are probably busy attending to the new baby, making sure you have all the supplies needed to care for the new baby, getting to know the new baby’s...

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4 Tips for Creating Connection with Your Teen

4 Tips for Creating Connection with Your Teen

Raise your hand if you feel like you have seen enough of your teens for a lifetime during this pandemic? Many of us, although we love our kids, are feeling overwhelmed by the togetherness during this time and can't wait to get back to "normal" life and time apart. And...

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Tackling Your Anxiety: One Thought at a Time

Tackling Your Anxiety: One Thought at a Time

Have you ever visited a carnival and walked by a fun house mirror and watched as your reflection changes and becomes a taller, thinner, shorter, or wider, version of yourself? These mirrors use variations in light to distort the image that is reflected. When we are...

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Parenting In the Time of Corona: Part 1

Parenting In the Time of Corona: Part 1

Well, it looks like we are all going to be home with our children for a while. While that reality brings great joy and excitement, it likely also brings feelings of anxiety, trepidation, and let’s be honest, panic. No doubt our patience, parenting skills, and sanity...

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The Dark Days

The Dark Days

I am writing this post 5 months to the day after the birth of my beautiful baby girl, Riley. It has been a bit more challenging to write than I had thought it would be. The idea behind writing this blog came during the first two months post partum. In...

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Power of Praise

Power of Praise

I am sure that most of us know the power of praise. Especially us parents. We know that praise can help build self-confidence, encourage positive behaviors, and create connection. But did you know that not all praise is created equal? Yep, that’s right....

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