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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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Sleep Health Is Maternal Health: Why Better Sleep Habits Matter

“You don’t have to hold your exhaustion up as proof of your parenthood or accept sleepless nights. You and your baby deserve a better night’s sleep.”

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5 Ways to Help Your Child Answer What They Did at School Today

“As parents, we so desperately want to hear what happened during the day and share in their joy or support their tough times. But when all they say is, ‘Nothing’ we understandably may feel a bit frustrated.”

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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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How to Help Kids That Are Grieving Life before COVID

“If we allow a child their sadness, it doesn’t make sadness bigger, instead, it actually makes the sadness smaller because the child feels understood and validated. And when negative emotions are dealt with early in a child’s life, they learn enduring skills to help them through life’s future bumps and bruises.”

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What You Need to Know about Family Burnout

“Being in a constant caretaking role for days, weeks and now months can certainly be exhausting. Add to that the emotional overload most of us are already experiencing, you are most likely burned out.”

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Why a Good Night’s Sleep Is So Important for Teens

From increased anxiety to driving accidents, bad sleep habits and sleep deprivation can spell big trouble for your teenager.

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Co-Parenting Tips That Really Work

Headed for divorce or are you co-parenting? Read these tips to create a positive co-parenting environment for your family.

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Want to Promote Your Kid’s Social Skills? Try This

Developing social skills take practice and these activities provide opportunities for your little ones to learn how to make new friends, problem solve, and empathize with others.

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How to Talk to Your Child About Emotional Health

Talking to your children about their emotional health can be a daunting subject. Here are some guidelines to help you talk to your children about emotional health at every age.

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How I’m Tidying Up My Life

It sounds so simple. Keep the things in your life that give you joy; get rid of the stuff that doesn’t.

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Chrissy Teigen Knew She Had Postpartum Depression When She Stopped Doing This

Here’s how Teigen figured out something was majorly wrong after the birth of her daughter, Luna.

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How Parents Can Help Their Kids Cope with Depression

As most children might not have the necessary abilities to manage depression on their own, it is vital for their parents to play an active role.

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10 Things You Need to Let Go of Every Day

Nobody said being a parent was easy. Kick these worries to the curb and lighten your load already.

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10 Reasons Why Quirky Kids Are Awesome

Here’s why I choose to allow my children to embrace their kookiness and share it proudly with the world.

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​Parenting Is Not “One Size Fits All”

Here are the two most important parenting lessons I can share with other parents.

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This 8-Year-Old’s Love of Science Is Truly Amazing

This little girl is following her scientific pursuits one bug at a time.

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When Summer Gets Buggy, Here’s What My Family Does to (Safely) Keep Pesks Away

Summer fires, grilling and fireworks cause concerns about burns. Trampolines and bouncy houses can lead to neck and other injuries. Now bugs! What’s a parent to do? These basic guidelines will help keep pesky critters away…

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Beat the Winter Weight Gain With These 7 Tips

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Ahh…It is the winter time of year again. Of course, winter is the time to stay in and cuddle up with cosy blankets. It is a great time to enjoy holidays and festivals with yummy winter delicacies. But…

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I Survived Postpartum Depression

I share a lot online. I have an active Twitter account and tweet about my day to day shenanigans as a mom, wife, and startup CEO. I blogged through my husband’s battle with cancer last year, sharing the raw emotions…

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Helping Your Child Cope with Holiday Transitions and Split Family Homes

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The holidays are pretty much a stressful time for everyone. If you Google holiday stress you get over 2 million results. And it isn’t just parents who feel these pressures. Kids-especially kids with split-family homes-pick up on their…

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The Change: Every Woman’s Journey of Becoming Their Mom

It will happen to all of us. We will all become our mothers. Here are some of the signs that you’ve already begun the journey.

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7 Websites and Apps For Your Health

Oh no, your kiddo has a runny nose and a cough. What could it be this time? Before rushing off to the doctor’s office, it pays to do a little research into your kid’s symptoms. With thousands of health-related websites…

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