Give Yourself the Grace to Start Fresh Each Day

Give Yourself the Grace to Start Fresh Each Day

Give Yourself the Grace to Start Fresh Each Day
By Mark Eastburg, PhD Working on a New Year's resolution? You're in good company. According to some studies almost half of us "usually" resolve to change something in our life beginning January 1. Common resolutions include losing weight, getting organized...

Teaching Children to be Grateful Givers

Teaching Children to be Grateful Givers
Many know this time of year to be the 'season of giving.' While it's fun thinking about all the gifts to give our kids, it's important to teach them how to be good givers as well. Doing this might be...

Tips for Avoiding a Holiday Relapse

Tips for Avoiding a Holiday Relapse
The holiday season may be a difficult time for those in recovery. Spreading yourself too thin, high expectations and fatigue can all lead to feelings of being overwhelmed. Stress can also increase with all of the additional activities and time...

Children, Parenting and Holiday Stress

Children, Parenting and Holiday Stress
The holidays are supposed to be a "happy" time for children and families; a season filled with wonder and joy. However, for some families the holidays can be very challenging. Some families may become more stressed during the holidays due...

Navigating Loss and Change During the Holidays

Navigating Loss and Change During the Holidays
Holidays mean time spent with loved ones - a concept most of us grew up believing. Holiday traditions create an atmosphere of warmth and togetherness each year and provide a sense of comfort and belonging. However, recreating that cozy holiday...

Holiday Giving as a Family

Holiday Giving as a Family
We have all felt the power of giving to others as well as receiving from others, even something as simple as a hug. It is a connecting interaction that reminds us that we are not alone. Giving to others has...

Mother and Baby Program Turns Three Years Old!

Mother and Baby Program Turns Three Years Old!
Pine Rest's Mother and Baby Program is a short-term, intensive treatment Partial Hospitalization ProgramĀ for women experiencing significant symptoms of postpartum depression and other perinatal mood disorders. On December 12, 2015, the Mother and Baby Program at Pine Rest will celebrate...

Navigating the Blended “Yours, Mine and Ours” Holidays

Navigating the Blended “Yours, Mine and Ours” Holidays
Four Parents, Sixteen Grandparents, Ten Christmas Celebrations, Split Holiday Vacation... While this could be some strange rendition of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" it actually represents the challenging reality blended families face. The holidays add stress every family must navigate,...

After Perinatal Mood Disorder: Reclaiming Your Intimacy

After Perinatal Mood Disorder: Reclaiming Your Intimacy
  This post is part three in a three-part series on how to rebuild the relationship between partners after a perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PMD), which includes postpartum depression and anxiety. According to marriage therapist and researcher Dr. John...