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Developing Attachment With Your Baby During Pregnancy

By: Taylor Packard, PLPC Sometimes parents don’t always feel a flood of bonding emotions toward their baby right away. It is normal for the attachment to take time to develop and grow. It can be difficult to feel connected with your growing baby during pregnancy.

Teen To Teen: Coming to Terms With COVID: A Teen Perspective

Authored by: Lexi Bross Teen To Teen is a series of blogs written by teen authors for teens on topics that matter most to them. Please Note: “Teen to Teen” should be considered peer to peer advice and support. It is not given in place of professional consult or care.

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Self-Care Is Valuable Because You Are Valuable!

Self-care is a term that we hear more and more in our world, especially in the mental health care profession. As a professional counselor, one of the questions I may ask someone is, “what does your self-care routine look like?” The reactions to that inquiry range from, “What is that?” to a detailed routine that […]

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An Open Letter To The Stressed Out Mamas

Dear stressed out Mama, I see you. I see you relishing the amazing thing that motherhood is, while still feeling totally overwhelmed and exhausted at the end of the day. I see you being pulled in a hundred different directions and trying to make everything work for everyone else without a second thought to your […]

Defining Self-Care: What It Means & How To Make It A Priority In Our Lives

As a therapist, the most common question I ask almost all my clients is “What are you doing to take care of you?” The most common answer I almost always receive is, “Well, nothing. I don’t have time for me. That would be selfish when I have a career, kids, spouse, household chores, outside commitments, […]