The Birth Roots Blog, Taking Root

A Little Fill-Up

A Little Fill-Up

Serving From A Full Cup By Kristina Burks Halliday, LCSW and Birth Roots Board Member Early pregnancy to early parenthood is a period in which we often become so externally focused. Our love, sleep, time, attention and dedication is honed on either the little person...

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Your Oxygen Mask.  Not That One…

Your Oxygen Mask. Not That One…

...the one for when they take your breath away. We spend a lot of time focusing on the hard parts, learning tips and tricks to make it through the day, squeezing just a little more efficiency out of our routines and then it happens, dragging ourselves and our kids to...

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A Moment of Mindfulness

A Moment of Mindfulness

A Moment of Mindfulness By Kristina Burks Halliday, LCSW and Birth Roots Board Member Parenting and preparing to have a child require tremendous amounts of time, effort and energy just as they bring tremendous joy, fulfillment and beauty. It is easy to get caught up...

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The Gift of -ISH

The Gift of -ISH

Before I became a parent, I was a “if I’m not 5 minutes early, I’m late” kind of person. I never really minded if other people ran a little late, but it always stressed me out! After becoming a parent, it was a really difficult transition for me when my exit from the...

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