When You Hate Your Pregnant Body
Conflicted and intrusive thoughts are ruining her pregnancy.
Birth Control & Postpartum Depression
Another dilemma from the “my birth control is driving me crazy” files. Plus: a round up of the non-hormonal options.
When your baby has a birth defect. Two amazing parents tell the story of their amazing little man.
The Many Faces of Postpartum Depression
It’s not always just the blues.
How to Survive the First Few Weeks of Motherhood With Some Semblance of Your Sanity
And, yes, one of our tips is to wear a sling. BTW– this was written before the infamous Motrin ad debut.
Are our children overprotected?
As we walk to the playground, Henry yells to his friend, “Let’s race!” And they do. Down sidewalks that are bulging and splitting from the tree roots underneath, two semi-coordinated boys flail their legs downhill, shouting with glee. Behind them, I cringe, and wonder who’s…
The bullying epidemic
The New York Times this week profiled Billy Wolfe, a high school sophomore who has been the target of emotional and physical abuse at the hands of his classmates. Three years ago, for whatever mysterious, cruel reason, the school bullies determined that he was unacceptable….
Salons and spas for little girls: harmful, or harmless?
The New York Times, that bastion of meaningful news, published a story yesterday on how cosmetic companies and retailers are targeting six- to nine-year-old girls. Salons for little girls are springing up around the country, apparently, with parents hosting “beauty primping parties” for daughters and…
Can I achieve “balance” when I’m a postpartum mom?
Featured Parenting Professional: Michelle Asher Dunn, MA
Why is my toddler having a meltdown?
Featured parenting professional: Dr. Harvey Karp of Happiest Toddler on the Block.
How can I help my toddler build his/her confidence?
Featured Parenting Professional: Harvey Karp, MD of The Happiest Toddler on the Block.
Because Pregnancy Makes You Crazy, Period
Amalah, I guess I don’t know what I’m really looking for, be it advice, words of support, somebody to tell me to snap out of it… these are all acceptable responses to this email. My problem is not really a problem at all, in fact,…