Parenting Mindfully & Attachment Parenting

Parenting Mindfully & Attachment Parenting by Deborah Groening We can help our children feel validated and strong by not solving their problems for them but rather by bearing their struggles with them. Attachment theory and research and Dr. Sear’s “Attachment...

What Does It Mean to Parent Mindfully?

What Does It Mean to Parent Mindfully? By Deborah Groening, MFT, Founder, Well Baby Center The subject of attachment relationships, which is a developmental theory, and Dr. Sear’s model of parenting he named “attachment parenting,” are two completely different...

Let it Go!

When I was pregnant with my daughter one of the best pieces of advice I received was given to me by a mommy friend. With a knowing look on her sleep-deprived face she said, “Annabelle please do yourself a favor and remember EVERYTHING IS A PHASE!” Urging her to tell...