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...
Who do you Appreciate?

Who do you Appreciate?

Sometimes family life goes at such a pace that its hard to slow down and let our partner, family, friends, and/or support network know just how much we appreciate them.  The 40 Days of Gratitude is an Appreciation Initiative launched by Birth Roots to start an...
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...
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...

While Waiting…

A dear friend is in the waiting window – open to pregnancy and parenting and all that comes with it, but not yet pregnant. This brings me back to a difficult time in my life when I was waiting…and waiting…and waiting, too. My journey to pregnancy and parenting was...