Graduation’s New Beginnings

May 23, 2018

As the air becomes more humid and the days longer, a transition from spring to summer brings an awareness of the seasonal shift. And, as with any season, there comes a looking back at what was and a looking forward to what is. Sometimes there is gratitude that the season is over, sometimes there is […]

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Happy Mother’s Day

May 12, 2018

Like most other national holidays, Mother’s Day is a special celebration honoring someone who is brave, steadfast, and overall awesome! Those types of women come in all forms, whether they nurture their biological child, adopted child, step-child, animal child, grandchild, niece, nephew, friend’s child, neighbor’s child, or husband child (Amiright, ladies?). Where would be in […]

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Surviving Someone Else’s Storm

April 17, 2018

Whether you are taking on the role of the full-time caregiver or just wanting to ease someone else’s pain or stress, your own well-being is imperative.

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Parenting from the Inside Out

December 11, 2017

Do you desire to build healthy and secure relationships with your children? Dan Siegel and Mary Hartzell’s book Parenting from the Inside Out is an excellent place to begin to achieve this goal. Their approach to parenting is based on the belief that a parent’s own childhood experiences impact how the individual parents his or […]

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The Strengths of Theraplay®

June 8, 2017

Theraplay® is heavily informed by John Bowlby’s attachment theory. One of Bowlby’s foundational ideas was the concept of internal working models. In a nutshell, a child’s experiences with their primary caregivers in the early years of life provide a template for interpreting and understanding their world. Sensitive and responsive caregiving (along with playful interactions) teach […]

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