Category Archives: Depression & Anxiety After Birth

Being a healthy divorced mom

When my daughter was 18 months old I made the difficult decision to leave my husband. I moved to a new city and started over.  We had equal access, but she spent 60% of her time with me or sometimes … Continue reading

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What is true happiness? Have you found it?

Be happy. It sounds so simple, but is it really that easy? When you ask parents what they want for their kids when they grow up, many will often include the word “happy” in their descriptors. “I’d like to see my kids… … Continue reading

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The key to surviving life with a newborn

The key to surviving life with a newborn is low expectations. Lower. Even lower. There you go. Remember all those things you had imagined pre-baby, you know that picture of you putting your little one down for a nap and … Continue reading

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Simple ways to get out the door with your new baby

Congratulations on the birth of your new baby! You are finally home and getting used to life as a family.  Now that you’re settled, the itch to venture outside your four walls may have started. But the thought of where to … Continue reading

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The secret to raising a smart, healthy baby; it’s not what you think

Expose them to nature. The benefits of nature during childhood are endless: Nature enhances creativity, problem-solving and curiosity as it provides endless opportunities for learning with tons of exciting things to play with. You may find both you and your … Continue reading

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How to get the info you need, when you need it

Don’t miss another email! HaltonParents’ eBulletins are delivered to your inbox as baby grows. They keep you up-to-date on what you need to know and what you’ve been wondering about with your baby or toddler. I’ve been getting these emails for my … Continue reading

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11 life hacks for taking care of yourself when you’ve got a baby

May 2 was Maternal Mental Health Day! I like to think of it as a day for us mothers to think about ways we can promote our own mental well-being. And Mother’s Day is coming – a day to support and … Continue reading

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