Mothers have so many roles: nurturer, provider, disciplinarian, confidant, mentor, friend, partner, protector. The following talks demonstrate all of the above.
Responsible parenting: Create memories, not expectations – Austeja Landsbergiene
We all are familiar with expectations. Expectations laid on us once to succeed in life. And without noticing we transfer all these expectations on our children. But do high expectations help our children to succeed in life?
Improving early child development with words – Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald is leveraging the simple practice of talking to babies and toddlers to nourish their brains and set them up for better performance in school and life.
How to raise successful kids without over-parenting -Julie Lythcott-Haims
By loading kids with high expectations and micromanaging their lives at every turn, parents aren’t actually helping…
Why moms are miserable – Sheryl Ziegler
Sheryl Ziegler, Doctor of Psychology, shares what mothers need in their lives in order to experience happiness and help prevent loneliness and depression. The power of social connection and friendships will be explored as a key component to a mother’s well being and quality of life.
A new way to think about the transition to motherhood – Alexander Sacks
When a baby is born, so is a mother, but the natural (and sometimes unsteady) process of transition to motherhood is often silenced by shame or misdiagnosed as postpartum depression.
Happy mother’s day!