Tag: parenting

Play. Connect. Love.

Posted: February 27, 2019 at 4:18 am   /   Blog, Parenting Tips, Postpartum

February is the month of love.  This time of year, people go to great lengths to show how much they love each other.  There are grand gestures and extravagant gifts, but I’m here to reinforce the idea that showing love is actually very simple. The key ingredient to any loving relationship is presence.  Being fully […]

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Maternal Mental Health and the Infant-Parent Relationship

Posted: May 23, 2018 at 5:56 pm   /   Blog, Maternal Mental Health, Parenting Tips, Postpartum

Blog submitted by Claudia Rios-Gastelum, LMFT Motherhood and childhood remain interconnected long before and after the umbilical cord is cut.  As both baby and mother transition into each of their roles, they will create this dance by reading each other’s cues to build on their relationship.  However, in a partnership where the mother is experiencing […]

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