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Category: Self-Care

Mindfulness Workshops

Saturday, January 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Saturday, February 2 @ 9:00am – 12:00pm $30 – $50 ($30/class OR $50 for both) REGISTER HERE! Join us for two weekend workshops covering various aspects of mindfulness practice. The perfect antidote to the hectic holiday season, unwind and set new intentions for 2019, through guided exercises and lessons. Descriptions: Mindfulness in Everyday Life: of discussion of the value and practice of mindfulness in everyday life. This workshop was offered in 2018 and quickly sold out, with rave reviews. Women, Mindfulness, & Mood: Because as… Read more Mindfulness Workshops

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders and Smoking Cessation Training

Hello Everyone! Do you work with pregnant women or mothers? Do you want to know more about Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders? Are you interested in learning techniques for assisting with smoking cessation? My daughter, Rachel Sanford, MSW, LMSW, and I will be providing a training on PMADs and Smoking Cessation. The FREE training is on Wednesday, October 3rd from 8:30-11:00am at the John C Murphy Health Center–located at 6121 N Hanley Rd, Berkeley, MO 63134. I will be giving an overview of PMADs. Rachel works at the American Lung… Read more Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders and Smoking Cessation Training

Tip #5

Tip #5: Patience can be key in bonding with your baby. Sometimes, bonding isn’t immediate so be patient & know that those feelings of closeness & connectedness are only going to continue to grow. And family, friends, specialists & products like @Dreft are available to help. #ad Like, comment or share!

Tip #4

Tip #5: Savoring the moment you’re in helps you bond and connect with your baby by building positive memories. Whether, it’s putting them to bed, feedings or taking in the smell of babyhood with the iconic scent of @dreft baby detergent.. try to take a mental snapshot so you can keep these moments with you forever. Like, comment or share!

Tip #3

Tip #3: Taking the smell of babyhood with you is a great way to bond and feel connected to your little one. A recent survey found when they are apart, 87% of parents agree that the @Dreft iconic baby scent helps them feel more connected and closer to their little one. #ad Like, comment or share!

Tip #2

Tip #2: Breathing in that new baby smell is a great way to bond with your little one. That process can actually start in the laundry room with @dreft baby detergent, which has been formulated to resemble the indescribable smell of babyhood. #ad

Tip #1

Tip #1: Soothe your baby and yourself by giving them a gentle belly massage touching their soft skin

5 Simple Steps

New parents often ask me for tips on bonding with their babies. Today and tomorrow on Twitter, I am sharing 5 simple steps to bonding with with your baby- including my favorite @Dreft baby detergent.