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Birth & Beyond Parenting

Mom and child at park taking a selfie. Posted By: Michele Tryon, CCLS
Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Parenting in the Digital World - Technoference

With the prevalence of cellphones and other digital distractions at our fingertips, research has shown that “technoference” can negatively affect the quality of time we spend with others, including our children. What is technoference and how can we avoid it? Read full post>>


Mother, daughter and granddaughter looking at an old photo album Posted By: Jeane N. Liburd, MA, CCLS
Monday, December 18, 2023

Teaching Children the Significance of Legacy

May we honor those who have gone before us and remember that we are living out what will one day be our own legacy, carried on to the next generation. Read full post>>


Multi-Generation Family Celebrating Christmas At Home With Grandfather Serving Turkey Posted By: Michele Tryon, CCLS
Monday, November 27, 2023

Gratitude and Grief During the Holidays

Talking about what we miss from holidays past doesn't ruin the holiday spirit. It teaches us and our children to have gratitude and to grieve well. Read full post>>


Mother And Son Amazed By The Beauty Of Nature Posted By: Jeane N. Liburd, MA, CCLS
Monday, October 30, 2023

A Change in Season

Parenting reflects life’s juxtaposition and everything in between. Savoring the depth and breadth of these moments is essential. Read full post>>


Close up of mother holding daughters hands to offer comfort her. Posted By: Michele Tryon, CCLS
Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Global Events – Talking to Children and Teens

Media reports, headlines, and conversations can be confusing and frightening for children. These tips may help guide the conversation when considering how to respond to a child’s questions and concerns related to distressing global events. Read full post>>


Young boy and girl looking at river with magnifier. Posted By: Michele Tryon, CCLS
Wednesday, October 11, 2023

The Wonder of Childhood

Children are naturally curious. Why not use their inquisitive nature to our advantage and help them develop the abilities they need to be successful in life. Read full post>>