Breastfeeding or nursing your baby.

MY BEST ALTERNATIVE TO BREASTFEEDING

Breastfeeding or nursing your baby is one of the most intimate bonding experiences of motherhood.   However, that experience which went so smoothly with my first born started off as an emotional train wreck with my daughter!! Breastfeeding is not for everyone! But many who choose (or are able) to nurse their child often enjoy…

YOUR NEGATIVE SELF-TALK NEGATIVELY AFFECTS YOUR CHILD

How is your child internalizing your negative self-talk?  As a young child, my mother demanded that I be strong and not let “them” see me cry! Now, reflecting on those moments, I am 100% certain that my determination to be strong and ultimately the strength I exhibit in life is due to my mother. I…

How much is too much screen time.

HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH SCREEN TIME?

  Is your child addicted to technology? I’m always so impressed by the two-year-old sitting in the shopping cart at the supermarket who manipulates her mom’s mobile device like a BOSS! Or the four-year-old who unlocks an iPhone with ease and without adult assistance. But just as impressed as I am about the technological savvy…

The Selfish Mommy

When you became a mom, did anyone warn you of the dangers of losing yourself in your child? We do our best to raise respectful, independent, generous, compassionate people who will positively contribute to the world in which we live. And somehow in raising these little people many of us lose ourselves. We lose our…