parenting

A Birth Story: Tracey Thomas

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Latham’s recent experience working with a VBAC patient and her doctor inspired me to share my experience having a doctor/doula combo while giving birth to my son Chase in September of 2016. Thank you for allowing me to share this with other mamas and mamas-to-be! When I became pregnant for the second time, a wonderful […]

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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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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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5 Tips For Better Love – Get Your Mojo Back!

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If the thrill is gone and you want it back, 30 Days to Better Love: A Guide for Men will show you the way. In this day-by-day guide, author Drexel Gilbert acknowledges the tendency for couples to touch less, talk less and drift apart as time goes by. 30 years in TV news taught Drexel Gilbert the importance of being […]

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