Why are childbirth classes important?

Why are childbirth classes important?

Childbirth classes are a safe space to openly ask any questions, clarify any hospital procedure or acquire knowledge about pain relief. By preparing for delivery, you are making this beautiful time in your life the most comfortable as possible.

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5 Ways to Improve Family Wellness

5 Ways to Improve Family Wellness

Everyone wants their family to be healthy and well. However, with our fast paced lives and work schedules, we might not always have time to improve our family's wellness. We learned via Kaplan University 5 easy ways you can help your family become healthier.

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Why Teens Go to Therapy

Why Teens Go to Therapy

Many teens are hesitant about seeing a therapist, often refusing help. It's important for parents to not overlook key signs that their child may need professional help. Here are 10 reasons why teens attend therapy, according to an article by verywell.com

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4 Ways To Manage Parenting Stress

4 Ways To Manage Parenting Stress

Parents are often feeling stressed out from managing busy schedules and raising kids. We learned via Psychology Today that there are several ways to decrease stress in parents. They reported that, "Numerous studies have shown that parents who report higher levels of parenting stress are more likely to be authoritarian, harsh, and negative in their interactions with their child (e.g., Deater-Deckard & Scarr, 1996). Furthermore, parenting stress decreases the quality of the parent-child relationship." 

Here are 4 ways you can destress and create harmony as a family! 

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5 Reasons To Get CPR Certified!

5 Reasons To Get CPR Certified!

According to an article via Everyday Health, most people who suffer from a heart attack outside of a hospital do not get CPR from a bystander, which significantly lessens their chances of survival. Here are 5 reasons to get CPR training now:

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Support Systems Are Vital in Preventing Teenage Depression

Support Systems Are Vital in Preventing Teenage Depression

We learned via The Science Daily that new research from the University of Cambridge found that friendships and family support are highly important in helping prevent depression among teenagers. Moreover, they found that "teenagers who had grown up in a difficult family environment were more likely than their peers to be bullied at school". 

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Who Can Benefit From Somatic Healing?

Who Can Benefit From Somatic Healing?

According to Somatic Experiencing Australia, "anybody who wishes to regain a sense of empowerment by learning about and experiencing their body's natural ability to calm itself after strong feelings or activation caused by a situation they perceive as being stressful or threatening can benefit from somatic experiencing".

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How to Help Your Baby Develop Fine Motor Skills

How to Help Your Baby Develop Fine Motor Skills

Being a parent is tough work and helping your baby develop fine motor skills may not be the first thing you add to your daily to-do list. Parents Magazine offers a few ways you can help your baby develop manual dexterity by simply playing with their hands! 

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Massaged Your Baby Today? Study Says Massage Good for Baby & Dad

Massaged Your Baby Today? Study Says Massage Good for Baby & Dad

The National Fatherhood Initiative is a major advocate for infant massage between fathers and their babies. Naturally, mothers are the primary caregivers to their newborn babies. However, that does not mean that dads are left out. Research shows that "when a child has a significant bond with their father, this bond contributes greatly to child outcomes. " Child do better physically, emotionally and scholastically when both parents are involved in their lives.  

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Words of Wisdom, From Debolina Dutta

Words of Wisdom, From Debolina Dutta

Debolina Dutta is a teen educator and she has worked in public, private, and international high schools for 15 years. On March 16, Debolina will be facilitating a guided conversation group for parents about sexuality and changing bodies with psychotherapist Leah Chalofsky. Debolina believes that knowledge of ones body empowers people to make educated decisions for themselves. She offers parents and guardians a few words of wisdom about parenting during this transitional period for tweens and teens.

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How Can Parents Talk to Their Children About Sexuality and Changing Bodies?

How Can Parents Talk to Their Children About Sexuality and Changing Bodies?

According to an article by Planned Parenthood, it is best to start talking to children about sexuality early on in their childhood. They stated that, “Talking with children about sex and sexuality may be uncomfortable at first, but it gets easier with time and practice.” In addition, there are many ways to start conversations about sex and sexuality with your kids. 

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Spread the Word About the Benefits of Marriage and Family Therapy

Spread the Word About the Benefits of Marriage and Family Therapy

The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) aims to "enhance the recognition of the profession and practice of marriage and family therapy," as it is often confused with other behavioral healthcare disciplines. In this video, AAMFT wants to inform the public that marriage and family therapy is a distinct profession, and to dispel the myth that it is a subset of other behavioral healthcare professions.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Read to Your Kids

10 Reasons Why You Should Read to Your Kids

We all hear time after time that reading to children is essential to their development. But, what exactly are the specific advantages your child can gain? Here are some benefits that highlight the importance of reading to your child via earlymoments.com:

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