Play is Self Care—I Mean For You, Mama!

Play is Self Care—I Mean For You, Mama!

Recently, a friend and I were discussing how an ability to play is required on our list of friend qualities. In Aware Parenting, we talk about “attachment play.” It’s super-duper, and every parent should know about it! But it’s not what this post is about. Moms...

Finding Your Calm in Triggering Moments

Today I’m thinking about equanimity in relation to parenting. Honestly, I had a reality check on what that word even means, ha! So let’s start there. e·qua·nim·i·ty mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, especially in a difficult situation: she accepted...
Screen Time During a Pandemic and Beyond

Screen Time During a Pandemic and Beyond

Screen Time During a Pandemic: Visual Development, Handling Limits, and Ideas for Balance Screen time has always been a bit of a taboo …until COVID-19. Here are my thoughts to help you make decisions and navigate this time in our lives. * Screens are really...
Things to Know About Pacifiers and Development

Things to Know About Pacifiers and Development

Pacifiers! I have a useful and informative post for you. It’s a guest post on the site of the wonderful Emily Cohen of Tandem Speech Therapy. The interweb doesn’t like folks sharing the same text, so please meander another click onward! Here’s a...