Why Do I Feel Unhappy After Having My Baby?

Why Do I Feel Unhappy After Having My Baby?

Having a baby can be both exciting and exhausting at the same time. Babies can bring tons of joy, but the transition into parenthood is not easy. You may find yourself feeling worried, irritable, or crying over…

5 Ways to Boost Your Daughter’s Self-Esteem

5 Ways to Boost Your Daughter’s Self-Esteem

We live in a world saturated with insta-models, selfies, filters, and fillers. There is a growing number of teenage girls and young women that are unhappy with the way they look and feel. According to research…

10 Activities to Build Attachment

10 Activities to Build Attachment

When our children are babies, we play with them by cooing, bouncing them on our knees, or playing peek-a-boo. These interactions help babies gain trust, security, and joy, as they learn to connect with their caregivers.

Becoming a Mother Blog: 6 Month Reflections

Becoming a Mother Blog: 6 Month Reflections

So, in the past 5.5 wonderful, sleep-deprived, crazy, amazing months with my lovely and at times challenging little baby, I feel that I have a somewhat different perspective on the challenges of parenting than I had in my…

How Spoiling Kids Impacts Them Later in Life

How Spoiling Kids Impacts Them Later in Life

I was recently asked to contribute to a discussion on how spoiling may impact kids later in life and I enjoyed this topic so much, I decided to expand on it in a blog of my own. If you would like to see the article I…

Setting an Intention for 2018

Setting an Intention for 2018

We at Thrive hope all of our readers are having a very happy holiday season! While I am actually on vacation from the office for the week to spend time with the new little addition to our family, Luca, I was reflecting on my intention for next year.

Parent Holiday Survival Guide (Part 3)

Parent Holiday Survival Guide (Part 3)

The holiday season is upon us. And let’s be honest, the holidays can be quite stressful and exhausting! They can be demanding and overwhelming for the whole family. And feeling like you need to do everything to…

Parent Holiday Survival Guide (Part 2)

Parent Holiday Survival Guide (Part 2)

I think my best tip for parents on how to best survive, and hopefully thrive, during the holiday season is to manage expectations. So often, we can get so caught up in all of the “shoulds” of the holidays. We should go…