EASING YOUR BABY’S SEPERATION ANXIETY

Around 6 months of age, some babies start to experience separation anxiety. When your baby clings or cries as you leave, parting can be hard on both of you. Don’t worry: they’ll get through it. In fact, most babies stop crying within 5 minutes or so after a parent’s departure.  Separation anxiety is a sign […]

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WHAT I DIDN’T BUY FOR MY BABY AND DON’T REGRET

Are you a new and expecting mama? Are you the first person pregnant in your family? Has it been decades since the last pregnant person? Let’s just say from creating registries and hearing the advice of the veteran moms about all the stuff they brought, can and is an overwhelming experience. You are trying to […]

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HOW TO HANDLE YOUR BABY’S FEARS

You’ve probably noticed that between 6 and 18 months, your baby’s growing cognition and awareness may also trigger sudden fears and insecurities. They may start to cry at loud sounds like the vacuum cleaner or blender or become afraid of taking baths or being around a familiar dog. Your baby may even show fear towards […]

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TEACHING YOUR CHILD AND FAMILY CONSENT

“Can you give Grandma a hug?” “Uncle Matthew loves to squeeze your cheeks.” “You aren’t going to let me kiss you? I’m so sad!” This one is hard for me, I’ll be honest. I want my kids to be affectionate with people we love, so I often find myself (too strongly?) encouraging a kiss or […]

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DOES GENTLE PARENTING = PRIVILEGE PARENTING?

The constant debate has shaken parents to their core on a topic that has truly never been discussed in this light before. Which is Gentle Parenting is privileged parenting.  Yes, I said it! and it’s very true. As a retired educator of more than 10+ years and certified adult and child psychologist with a focus […]

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