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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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Why People Born in June Are More Social (& Other Fun Facts)

They can be a handful at times, but babies born in the sixth month are also creative, forgiving, and cheerful people.

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Dear White Allies

“It’s time to carry the burden with our black community.”

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When You Are All Alone, Sitting in the Dark

“I’ll sit with you in the dark when the sadness of, ‘Why my kid?’ slowly turns to the anger of, ‘Why not my kid?’ and you realize how important inclusion and acceptance are.

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What I Worry Most About for My Children

“I worry that I will make a mistake parenting both of these beautiful souls.”

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COVID kids

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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How Self Love Got Me through High School

“This girl, as miserable as she was, woke up each day, maybe a bit shaky and not as strong as she hoped to be, and placed one foot in front of the other, saying a silent prayer for this day to move along and to find some joy.”

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To the Mom Parenting a Child with Aggression Issues

“I see your eyes, darkened with sadness, your cheeks, tear-stained from not just the physical pain but the emotional pain. I know your fear. I live it too.”

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13 Fred Rogers Quotes about Kindness That We Need Now More Than Ever

It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood when you remember these important words of wisdom.

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Choosing to See the Joy in Autism

“As this holiday season is upon us, I could choose to be sad, to be mad, to be angry for what could have been or what I wanted—instead, I can choose to seek the joy in what is, in the moments that matter, and cherish what we have.”

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Losing the Tooth Fairy & Other Celebrations

“It’s not just about the tooth. It’s about the loss of the adventure. The celebration. The enjoyment. Autism ultimately robbed us of the experience of this ‘first.’ Of so many.”

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6 Tips & Resources to Help Children Grieve

“By helping your child grieve in a healthy manner, your child can build a new normal, one where happy memories exist with the hope for brighter days.”

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How to Help Your Children Grieve What They’ve Lost during the Pandemic

“The loss of significant life events, coupled with the loss of social contact, predictability, and stability in routines, has led to a real emotional crisis for kids as well as parents.”

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Children’s Mental Health in the Time of Quarantine

“When a child feels safe to express themselves, many important conversations can begin. Those conversations may not only ease the stress of our current situation but provide them with tools they can use for a lifetime.”

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What Happened When I Found Out My Child Is Trans

“The kind-hearted child I gave birth to is still in there no matter what.”

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The Skull Truth: Day of the Dead

It’s officially Day of the Dead! Find out what all those sweet, smiling skulls are all about.

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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Just Donated a Year’s Worth of Food to an Elementary School

The celeb couple helped out more than just one child at a school in Tennessee.

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This Is What Mornings Are Like with a Daughter Who Has Debilitating Anxiety

Photo: Colleen at https://goodbyeanxietyhellojoy.com
My mind is awake long before the alarm chimes.  I am far from prepared to face another day, impending doom already settling in.  I know I must wake my daughter right away in order for her…

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How to Encourage Your Children to Embrace Disappointment (& Why It’s Good for Them in the Long Run)

Parents don’t seem to allow their child to experience being disappointed and it’s seriously impacting the child’s ability to reach their fullest academic potential, according to this writer. Do you agree?

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10 Jennifer Garner Quotes That Make Us Want to Join Her Mom Squad

A few of our favorite quotes from one awesome mom.

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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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How to Help Your Kid Shake the Holiday Blues

We know this time of year can be hard, so we’ve put together some resources to help you support your children during the holidays.

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The New Trailer for Disney’s Live-Action “Dumbo” Has Us Weeping

We dare you not to ugly cry watching Disney’s latest trailer for its live-action remake of “Dumbo.”

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The First Photo of Bode Miller’s Newborn Son Will Move You to Tears

Bode and Morgan Miller welcome the newest member of their family and the profoundly moving moment has been captured on film.

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Rescued Thai Soccer Team Says “Thank You” to the World in Sweet Video Message

This video also shows just how quickly the 12 rescued boys are recovering, too.

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That First Day of School Is Full of Big Feelings for You & Your Kid

Both you and your child will go through a wide range of emotions on the first day of school.

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Is This It for Toys”R”Us?

After months of huge sales and liquidations, it’s official: all remaining Toys”R”Us and Babies”R”Us stores will close by Friday, June 29, 2018.
The closures come after the struggling company has tried to stay afloat this last year, offsetting costs by…

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The Reflection in the Rear View

Today I looked in the rear view mirror and caught a glimpse of you, staring out the window, your eyes taking in the sunshine and the scenery rushing by. In that moment, you no longer looked like my baby, but…

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This Sweet Letter from a Kid to His Teacher Is Anything But “The Dog Ate My Homework”

This sweet note to his teacher was anything but “the dog ate my homework.”

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10 Secrets to Dealing with Tantrums

Is your kid crying? Before you panic, we’ve found easy tricks and tools to ward off meltdowns in a flash.

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5 Baby Milestones That Will Totally Change Your Life as a Parent

As new parents we live for the developmental milestones of our babies. Smiling at six weeks, starting solids at six months, potty training… and on and on. Our excitement even starts while baby is still in the womb: “Look honey,…

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Victoria Beckham Gets Emotional When Son Brooklyn Goes to College

Like many other mamas of young adults, Victoria is feeling the mixed pangs of pride and sadness as her son heads off to college.

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