motherhood

Introducing Reiki Into Your Self-Care Practice

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Reiki has been a powerful tool helping me regain my inner strength, gain clarity and find balance. This beautiful practice has given me so much light and is a true gift for expectant and new mothers. Reiki is a chance to slow down, quiet the mind and tap into sacred space. So, what is reiki? Reiki translates from […]

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My Morning Glow Ritual: Getting Grounded for a Great Day

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Each morning I start the day off with mindfulness. I rise up around 5:45am and sit on my soft carpet and Samaya meditation cushion. I burn sweet resin and write reflections and read something near my nightstand, usually Sufi poetry or scripture. I do some light movement and take a few minutes to meditate. I […]

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10 Things to Know about Postpartum Depression + Anxiety

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The most common complication of pregnancy is under-diagnosed and under treated. “Just under 4 million women will give birth in the United States this year (2017).*  Of that number of new mothers, nearly 20 percent, will experience some degree of postpartum depression.  “This depression is the most common complication of pregnancy. Yet many new mothers […]

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New FREE Resource to Easy Baby Sleep Concerns

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The Pediatric Sleep Council was created to provide comprehensive and evidence-based information on baby and toddler sleep that is freely available to the public. The Council is an international team with expertise in all aspects of sleep and development including physicians, psychologists, and researchers. The Pediatric Sleep Council is excited to announce the launch of babysleep.com, […]

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7 Simple Steps to Handle Any Parenting Situation

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Stephanie O’Leary, Psy.D., a Clinical Psychologist specializing in Neuropsychology, today released “Parenting in the Real World: The Rules Have Changed. Drop The Guilt. Handle any Parenting Situation in 7 Simple Steps.” The new book is not the typical parenting how-to manual. Instead, Dr. O’Leary delivers no-nonsense, effective tools using a refreshing, conversational style that will have […]

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