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Could This Be the Secret to Reducing Stress?

“We finished our collection process with a new sense of ease and smiles. I wasn’t looking at my watch or checking my email. I was just out there observing, seeing, noticing with Meadow.”

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3 Tips for Getting Out of the Post Pandemic “Funk”

Exercise can increase your feel good hormones but if you are rolling your eyes at the thought of hitting the gym, know that a dance party in your living room can be just as effective.

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3 Ways to Combat Postpartum Depression

“Discussing postpartum depression with your physician should absolutely be a part of your birth plan.”

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It’s Okay to Be an Okay Mom

“I give my all to everything, every day. Even when it means that my ‘all’ is making breakfast for dinner three nights in a row and missing a work deadline.”

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Is it Postpartum Depression or Just ‘Baby Blues’?

“When postpartum depression is not addressed, new mothers sometimes deal with suicidal ideation and can become a very real suicide risk. Here are the signs to look out for.”

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I Was in a Dark Place & This Became My Lifeline

“I had absolutely no reason to be unhappy, I truly had it all. But the truth was, that for as long as I could remember, I suffered a crisis of meaning that I learned to hide from the world.”

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Is Day Camp Possible & How Do I Choose the Right One?

“There are 5 things that summer camps offer as fundamental experiences and are critically needed for children now more than ever. If you feel comfortable with the idea of sending your kids to camp, here’s how to pick a day camp given these unusual times.”

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What Is Social Media Depression and Is Your Child at Risk?

Social media depression refers to a clinical depression that results from the intensity, pressure, and eventual isolation stemming from social media use. And unfortunately, it is becoming increasingly common among kids and teens.

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Here’s Why Your Teen Needs to Turn Off Their Screen & Just Go to Sleep

New research highlights the importance of sleep for your teen’s mental health.

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Inclusion Is Everything

“​​​​​​​I won’t stop fighting for my son, and all others like him, to be included. To be valued.”

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Why People Born in November Are the Happiest (According to Studies)

November babies are a rare breed indeed. Find out what unique qualities your kiddo might have if she was born in the 11th month.

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The Popsicle Double Pop Is Back

The brand even asked fans to decide what flavors should be brought back.

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Scholastic Celebrates 100 Years with a Brand New Platform for Parents & Educators

Scholastic is turning 100 and to celebrate they are launching an amazing new resource for parents and educators.

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Study Proves the Term “Morning Sickness” Is Misleading

A significant number of women experience nausea at any time of the day.

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5 Tips for When You Are a Parent and a Caregiver

Finding balance as a parent and a caregiver can be difficult, but it is possible. These tips will help you get into a rhythm that works for your family.

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Celebrate World Book Day with American Girl

This is the first of many readings to come from American Girl. 

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A Chocolate “Wacky” Cake for Wacky Times

This cake requires no eggs and no butter. Wacky, right?

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New Initiative Aims to Put Kids on the Path to Avoid Depression and Anxiety

The HeartMath Institute is giving away 100,000 Copies of a new online program to help kids learn to manage emotions.

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Why I Didn’t Talk to Anyone about My Postpartum Depression

“I thought people would look down on me. That they would call me ‘crazy’ or ‘insane.’ I worried that they would think I was an unfit mother.”

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Want to Raise Independent Kids? Do This

While there are many ways for parents to encourage independence and confidence in their children, here are five of the most impactful parenting behaviors you can do to raise self-reliant kids.

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Having the Tough Talk about Cyberbullying with Your Kids

When it comes to cyberbullying, these are the essential conversations you need to have to help keep your child safe, happy, and healthy.

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Raising Independent Children Starts at Home

The more we trust our children to direct their own lives, the more satisfied and capable they become. Here are some strategies to get them on the right path to autonomy and independence.

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Research Sheds Light on Pregnancy-Related Body Shaming

Here’s what science has to say about pregnancy, weight gain and body shaming.

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I Was 8 When My Dad Died and I Finally Found a Way to Heal

I wish I could’ve told my 8-year-old self, crying in her bed, asking God to take her too because the pain was too much, “You will get through this. You will understand a new normal. You will learn how to live and be happy. It will take a lot of work and but you will do it.”

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What Happens When You Learn Your Child Has Special Needs

The stages of grief are normal when you learn your child has special needs. Here’s what you’ll need to support yourself and your family as you navigate the world with a child that has a disability.

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Here’s Why You Should Take the Kids to the Beach ASAP, According to Science

Going to the beach is not only fun, it’s good for you too.

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My Kid Has a Great Life: So Why is He Depressed?

How to recognize the signs of depression in your kids and how you can help them.

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Eat Smart, Mama: How to Curb Stress & Increase Energy

Stress and energy are intertwined, the more relaxed you are, the more energized you’ll be.

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This Simple Solution Will Help Keep Teens Mentally Strong

Supporting your teen through the tough years they are experiencing is extremely important. Here’s one easy way to help them.

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Parents of ADHD Children: Here Are Some Things to Consider

Whether your child was diagnosed, or you suspect they may have ADHD, here are some things to consider.

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Motherhood in My ’30s Wasn’t Supposed to Be Like This—But I Still Survived

Tito’s took the edge off after a long day of work. Soon our relationship manifested into an unhealthy pairing.

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The FDA Just Approved the First Medication to Treat Postpartum Depression

This is a game changer for new moms struggling with severe depression.

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