Birth & Beyond Parenting

Bensten_Care Connection_Small Posted By: Jessica Bensten
Monday, May 22, 2017

Getting Connected with Care Connection

Overwhelmed and in tears one afternoon, I called my sister, a CHKD social worker. She listened, as she always does, and then she social-worked me. She recommended I call CHKD’s Care Connection. Read full post>>

Hayes_Playdates and Alphabets_Small Posted By: Kate Hayes
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Playdates and Alphabets

Do you remember playing the game, “I packed my Grandmother’s trunk?” For some reason it is stuck in my head and in honor of Annabel learning her alphabet, here’s our version just for fun. Read full post>>

Bensten_Homework_Small Posted By: Jessica Bensten
Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Tales of a Third-Grader's Homework

It’s interesting how I can remember the theme song to “Thomas and Friends” but not the name given to the two times a year light and dark are equal during a 24 hour period. Read full post>>

Bensten_Field Trips_Small Posted By: Jessica Bensten
Thursday, May 04, 2017

Field Trips: Just as Awesome as I Remember

If you ever get the chance, take the day off, and go on a field trip with your child. It was like a little bit of pixie dust got sprinkled on me during that beautiful day. Read full post>>

Bensten_Reset_Small Posted By: Jessica Bensten
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Hitting the Reset Button After a Bad Day

Some nights when I lay my head on my pillow, I feel amazing. Then there are nights like tonight. Read full post>>

Tryon_Author_Small Posted By: Michele Tryon, CCLS
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Baby Blues - Postpartum Depression

Moms struggling with baby blues or postpartum depression need to know they’re not alone and there is help. Read full post>>