professional development

9 action steps towards handling your child’s school performance

Worried about your child’s school performance? When your children, especially teens, struggle with school, parents can easily fall into nagging, coaxing and hassling or even punishing when in reality none of those things work and sometimes actually make it worse. One mom wrote to us about her 13 year old son whose grades starting going …

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I felt a little bit more lost than I anticipated

“I felt a little bit more lost than I anticipated,” a quote from a mom in Chelsea Conaboy’s excellent article about the emotional experience of pregnancy and new motherhood.  Most physicians do not talk with us about these changes because they are not well-trained in emotional development.  But, a mid-wife or doula might talk about …

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