Nancy Becker

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Adoption Process: It’s About Becoming Parents, Not “Getting” a Baby

2019-10-05T22:04:12+00:00

Most parents-to-be are typically filled with anticipation and excitement (among many other emotions!) at the prospect of adopting a baby. However, many forget a significant aspect: they are not “getting” a baby. Instead, they are being matched with a child for whom the arrangement is best suited for their needs. [...]

Adoption Process: It’s About Becoming Parents, Not “Getting” a Baby2019-10-05T22:04:12+00:00

Feeling Alone? How to Face the Pain of a Miscarriage Together

2019-09-16T00:32:49+00:00

Perhaps no other word strikes dread into the hearts of a pregnant couple than “miscarriage.” Unfortunately, between 10-25% of all pregnancies end in miscarriage. These statistics leave many couples grappling with the pain of a miscarriage. After all, one day, they had been planning on adding a new life to their [...]

Feeling Alone? How to Face the Pain of a Miscarriage Together2019-09-16T00:32:49+00:00

Adopting a Child: How to Handle the Highs and Lows of the Journey

2019-08-31T21:46:33+00:00

Congratulations on your decision for adopting a child! This choice is not typically an easy one—nor should it be. After all, welcoming a new child into your home and life is an important one. Plenty of highs and lows are involved in the adoption journey. Thankfully, support is more abundant [...]

Adopting a Child: How to Handle the Highs and Lows of the Journey2019-08-31T21:46:33+00:00

So, You Find Your Mental Health Interesting – Now What?

2019-08-19T03:10:08+00:00

Lately, you’ve taken more of an interest in your mental health. After all, it’s really interesting! Although, when you first discovered your mental health condition, you were a little resistant. Now you have moved past that and are diving into this new aspect about yourself. In the past, you frequently wondered [...]

So, You Find Your Mental Health Interesting – Now What?2019-08-19T03:10:08+00:00

Is Your Mental Health a Priority? – Here’s Why It Should Be

2019-08-05T03:14:35+00:00

If you're like many people, you wake up early to get yourself ready for work and the kids off to school. Then, it’s catching the train to your job where your inbox is full of messages and there are multiple projects to do. There are so many priorities in your life—meetings, [...]

Is Your Mental Health a Priority? – Here’s Why It Should Be2019-08-05T03:14:35+00:00

How to Manage Anxiety in the Age of Shaky Political Times

2019-07-13T04:44:19+00:00

At the dawn of a new day, the morning light has a tendency to offer newness and hope. Yet, what should be a precious moment of optimism is instead the beginning of your anxiety. It really kicks into gear when you check your phone and invariably begin scrolling through the headlines. [...]

How to Manage Anxiety in the Age of Shaky Political Times2019-07-13T04:44:19+00:00

Women, How to Balance Work and Family

2019-06-30T17:41:05+00:00

Have you read one too many work/life balance articles? If you're like most women, you've probably come to the point where you said "ENOUGH! It's time to stop reading and to start living out this balance." After all, balancing work and family seems to be on the minds of many professional [...]

Women, How to Balance Work and Family2019-06-30T17:41:05+00:00

Is Your Graduate About to Transition to College? Here’s How to Help

2019-06-17T14:31:10+00:00

Your graduate has finished high school and is about to transition to college—time to celebrate! It was a long journey to get here, and you couldn’t be more proud of their achievement. However, you also know that this is an important time in their lives, as they transition to living independently [...]

Is Your Graduate About to Transition to College? Here’s How to Help2019-06-17T14:31:10+00:00

Why It Matters to Know the Roots of Misguided Love

2019-06-17T14:31:49+00:00

It's not an uncommon scenario to believe that you were in love. At least, that’s what you told yourself at the time. The feelings towards the person of your affection seemed overwhelming. In the end, though, those feelings were actually misguided love. The other person didn’t share the same feelings as you had. [...]

Why It Matters to Know the Roots of Misguided Love2019-06-17T14:31:49+00:00

How to Boost Your Career Motivation [Even During Vacation Season!]

2019-05-20T15:14:39+00:00

If you're like most professionals, you’ve likely been in your career now for some time. Maybe it’s been 5 years, 10, or even more. Yet, you can feel your motivation waning. The work just doesn’t interest you like it used to. There isn’t any novelty, and it doesn’t seem likely that you will [...]

How to Boost Your Career Motivation [Even During Vacation Season!]2019-05-20T15:14:39+00:00