Raising a Culturally Empathic Feminist Child

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As parents, how can we talk to our children about diversity and feminism? Below I describe several ways we might begin these conversations and instill empathy, mutual respect, reflexivity, and humility at an early age. Cultivate empathy It all starts here, with empathy. Empathy is at the core of connection, a pre-requisite for unity. Empathy is the ability … Continue reading Raising a Culturally Empathic Feminist Child

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Creativity and Parenting

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In honor of the new year, I have three creative mamas sharing how they integrate creativity into their parenting on the blog today! I’ve seen these mamas in parenting action, and admire each of them greatly. They provide some golden insights such as inviting unstructured play time and boredom to encourage personal creative inclinations, letting go … Continue reading Creativity and Parenting

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Gender, Motherhood, and Academia: A Personal Narrative

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When deciding to pursue higher education, I searched everywhere for stories of women who had walked that journey before. I had heard about the level of commitment that a doctoral program would expect. I had heard that while in grad school, expect to be “married to academia.” I wondered though, could I do this and … Continue reading Gender, Motherhood, and Academia: A Personal Narrative

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Creative Living Workshop

Dr. Cassidy Freitas + Dr. Chris Hoff present a workshop to inspire the creative in all of us. (more…)

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Mother’s Support Group

This support group is currently on hold, if you are looking for postpartum support groups in San Diego please click here for a list of resources. (more…)

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Postpartum Art Therapy Series

San Diego mamas! Come join Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Dr. Cassidy Freitas and Allison Patch, for a 3-week art therapy series geared towards mothers. (more…)

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