Category: Parenting

When breastfeeding DOESN’T work!

World Breastfeeding Week 2013 turned August 2013 into National Breastfeeding Month! With 2013’s focus on support for the mother to consider the breast, what about the estimated 12% women that are unable to produce enough breast milk, needing to choose … Continue reading

Family stress of military deployment

Military deployment results in a significant risk for mental health issues for the spouses and kids left behind according to research conducted by the Center for Military Health Policy Research (Child Trends, July 22, 2013). With over two million children … Continue reading

Three tips to get back into the school routine

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer August is here and that means back to school at our house.  Of course, Sprout and BusyBee aren’t exactly school age but since daddy is a teacher “back to school” still means a significant change at … Continue reading

Is your child manipulating you?

“I wouldn’t be having these problems if you hadn’t divorced my dad,” declared 15-year-old Lashona during an angry outburst with her mom. There was an uneasy silence followed by mom giving her a big hug and apologizing for the way … Continue reading

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