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Birth & Beyond Parenting

Dad playing dress-up with his daughter. Posted By: Z. Andrew Jatau, LPC
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

#GirlDad: Fostering Strength in Our Daughters

Girl dads need to stop playing the role of the overprotective father. Instead, enhance your social-emotional development with these tips from Z. Andrew Jatau. Read full post>>

Baby girl eating solid foods. Posted By: Danielle Vigueria
Tuesday, September 7, 2021

A Mother's Advice: Switching to Solid Foods

Switching babies to solid foods can be a stressful transition for parents and babies. New mom Danielle Vigueria shares tips on easing the transition. Read full post>>

Teenage girl sitting outdoors on the staircase covering her head with sweatshirt hood Posted By: Sam Fabian
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Suicide Prevention: Take 5 to Save Lives

A new social media campaign for National Suicide Prevention Month – Take 5 to Save Lives – empowers each of us to help prevent suicide by taking five steps. Read full post>>

Father and daughter enjoy reading book together at home. Posted By: Adrianna and Ryan Walden
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

The Benefits of Reading With Your Children

Teens may think they are too old to read aloud with their parents, but both you and your school-aged child can benefit from reading together in many ways. Read full post>>

Group of elementary school kids go back to school wearing masks. Posted By: Michele Tryon, CCLS
Monday, August 16, 2021

Preparing and Planning for a Return to School

Many children and adults continue to be concerned about the impact of COVID-19. Prepare and plan for your child to return to school with the five C’s. Read full post>>

Father and daughter gardening together. Posted By: Jeane N. Liburd, MA, CCLS
Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Room to Grow: Fostering Confidence in Children

By giving children room to focus when they're trying new things or learning a new skill, we can help them develop confidence and independence. Read full post>>