The Eight Best Pregnancy Holiday Tips

Here are some holiday tips for you - and by the way, these are great even if you’re not pregnant!

You’re All Grown Up

You’re all grown up now and someone else’s parent.

When Support Groups Are a Bad Idea Part Two

The difference between a bad support group and a good one.

When Support Groups Are A Bad Idea

The purpose of a support group is to help get you through a rough spot in your life and then getting on with your life!

Postpartum Depression Screening

We have a plethora of data stating how important it is for every new mom to be screened for postpartum depression. Whether it occurs in the office of the OB/GYN, pediatrician, midwife or other healthcare professional, it’s crucial it happens.

Parent Dating Rules

There are a few essential rules for dating your spouse when you've got kids. Without these rules in place, the romance spark can leave quickly! Here are two of the most important.

Eating Disorders and Pregnancy

This behavior is not only very dangerous when not pregnant, it's especially dangerous when one is.

Check Your Thyroid!

Did you know that an underactive thyroid (hypothyroid) can mimic postpartum depression?

Competitive Parents

Why are the parents in mom's group so competitive?

To Each Her Own

When a new mom fully understands there's no one "right" way to raise a child, it's quite empowering.

Depression in Young Children

It makes no sense to treat children for mental health issues without understanding the physical and emotional environment of their families. 

Stress is Good

Personally, I never wish for less stress.  I aim for a greater capacity to handle stress.

The Mothers Act

One out of five new mothers experiences postpartum depression - learn about a new legistation that has just been passed to help! 

School Districts Banning Hugs?!

The fact is, more hugging should be happening in our country and our world, not less!  

Keeping a Marriage Juicy After a Baby

How to keep the passion alive in your  marriage after baby makes three.

How to Stay Positive When Negativity Surrounds You

A simple easy concept to rid yourself of negativity helping you bring joy back into your life.

Not So Happy Mother’s Day

Thousands of mothers will have a hard time enjoying Mother's Day this year due to postpartum depression. One in 7 new moms get hit with this disorder, and for this 15%, Mother's Day can be pretty tough. Most importantly, make sure she's getting good care from a therapist who specializes in postpartum depression. Although a depressed mom may not be able to enjoy much at all these days, her mood may pick up on Mother's Day when you take the following steps. Here are some tips to help the depressed mom in your life enjoy the day as much as possible....