Birth & Beyond Parenting

Jatau_Self-care_Small Posted By: Z. Andrew Jatau
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The Importance of Self-Care

Taking time to invest in your mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual health is important and allows you to recharge and function at your best. Read full post>>

Woolwine_Childhood Cancer Awareness Day_Small Posted By: Jessica Woolwine
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

A Day for Virginia – Childhood Cancer Awareness

Jessica Woolwine shares how she and her son Jackson advocate for the additional resources and funding that pediatric cancer patients and survivors need and deserve. Read full post>>

Tryon_Helping children manage emotions_Small Posted By: Michele Tryon, CCLS
Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Helping Young Children Manage Emotion

When children are experiencing strong emotions, teach them words to use and actions to take in order to get their needs met in healthy, positive ways. Learning these skills now, will ultimately help them succeed in life. Read full post>>

Jatau_Girls Can Jump Too_Small Posted By: Z. Andrew Jatau
Monday, February 19, 2018

Girls Can Jump, Too

Dad Z. Andrew Jatau shares how he's helping his daughter understand that gender doesn't define her role in society. Read full post>>

Tryon_talking to kids about tragedy_2small Posted By: Michele Tryon, CCLS
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Helping Your Child Feel Safe After Tragedy

Parents may wonder how they can help their children feel safe in the wake of tragedy, such as yesterday’s shooting in Florida. If you’re struggling to find the right words to answer your children’s questions, we offer these guidelines when talking to children. Read full post>>

Woolwine_Independence_Small Posted By: Jessica Woolwine
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Giving Independence to School-Aged Kids

What is the right amount of freedom? It’s different for every child and family. For me, loosening the reins on my eldest child took time. Read full post>>