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Little Sous-Chef

There’s nothing quite like home cooked meals with your family. Seeing your children’s faces light up when they see that you’ve whipped up their favorite meal is priceless. But what if your little ones had the chance to not only see and taste the finished product but helped you create it as well? Imagine the memories that could be created! Read on to discover some tips and tricks in training your child to become your little Sous-Chef. 

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Getting Back to Basics

A few ideas for children’s activities that may seem so common sense, but may have been forgotten.

 When we read this blog, we knew we had to share it with you. In the blog, there are eleven activities that are fun, affordable, and are probably what you engaged in as a child. We invite you to read through it, reflect on your own childhood, and hopefully share some of these classic activities with your children.

 http://www.realsimple.com/work-life/family/family-activities

Project Be Free Begins Today!

Project Be Free Begins Today!
What Commitment Will You Make?
Here is what a few of our South Bay Wellness Practitioners are doing:

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Why Project Be Free is Important to me

Imagine, if just once a week, I gave my children and husband the same attention and presence to the moment that I give my clients. Imagine if I wasn’t always rushing through my time with them so that I could accomplish some other “to-do” item off my work list. Or if I wasn’t rushing them to bed so that I could answer emails or check my phone…or if we sat and talked without the distraction of phones, computers and TV. What if we all spent some time being present with each other?

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Don't Doom

Life with children is challenging. Period. Throw in work obligations, play dates, a significant other, your own social life, school work, your child(ren)’s social life, house cleaning, and all of the other jobs that exist throughout the day, and it is easy to become overwhelmed. As the day progresses, the kids ask for more and more as your level of exhaustion increases and your patience fades.  This is when parents tend to slip into what I call “Don’t Doom.” So what do we do?

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14 Quotes about Children

Here are some of my favorite quotes about children and parenting. 

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What you should know about therapy

Read more to learn what therapy IS and ISN'T about. I hope it gives some clarity to all those thinking about coming to therapy - because in all honesty - therapy is awesome!

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10 Quotes I Love

I love quotes – I love the moment you read something someone writes that sets off a light bulb – or when you see a person take the jumbled thoughts in your mind and turn them into eloquently written words. Quotes can ground us when we feel out of control, give us support when we feel fragile, help us express ourselves and give us validation for our thoughts and emotions. These quotes speak both of the power of therapy and our innate potential to heal. I hope you enjoy.

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How to keep the HAPPY in your holidays.

I always expect the phone calls for counseling requests to slow down over the holiday season...and every year I am reminded that they actually ring more. The holiday season is notoriously stressful. If you wold like to challenge yourself and family to a more enjoyable holiday season this year click here to read this years holiday tips!


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Calling all pregnant moms and moms to be…Are you looking for a book about childbirth?

 If you are anything like me, you might have felt the urge to dash to the bookstore as soon as you found out you were pregnant. I did just that (right after I made my doctor appointment and did a quick internet search!) and bought EVERY SINGLE BOOK ON PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH ON THE SHELF. If you are looking for a helpful book on pregnancy click here to read more!


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