YourTango surveyed 101 mental health professionals to find out all the dirt about couples who have children. From what they fight about more than anything else to how they rekindle the romance after the baby is born, this survey reveals all the juicy details you've always wanted to know — but have been afraid to ask — about love after kids.
The family's innermost emotions and struggles came to light as they met with Dr. Nicki J. Monti, family therapist. Dr. Monti utilized the systems approach of family therapy to best understand the entire system of the family and how each individual member is impacted by the larger family system.
As head injuries increase in U.S. Youth Sports, Traumatic Brain Injury, often referred to as TBI, has become an area of concern for more and more trainers, parents and medical staff. Dealing with your loved one’s injury, forces you to deal with emotions that you’ve never dreamed of. One moment the person is normal and the next moment life has abruptly changed.
7 Ways To Parent Better Teamwork What responsibilities do you and your spouse take on as parents? It’s important to find your style of parenting with teamwork. How do you help each other? Do you have to ask or is it just expected? It’s important to communicate with one another what your strengths are as parents because it will be easier to divide up tasks.
The people whom you have the most contact with and hang around with will have either a positive or negative affect on your levels of self-esteem and confidence. We all know those people who are positive, happy and joyful to be around. How do they make you feel? Yes, they make you feel the same! They can put zest into a boring atmosphere and can fill the room with positive, can do vibes that has a knockout effect on everyone else. We also know of those people who moan about everything!
Traveling with your teen doesn't have to be a bust because with a little preparation, traveling together can be something the entire family can look forward to. Before you plan and pack up though, you'll want to be sure to avoid any triggers that can turn a potentially terrific vacation into a terrible one.
Mothers all over the world have been taking control of weddings since weddings began. Often times, it is one of the last "parenting" roles that mothers provide. As a result, some mothers take everything a bit too far and end up hijacking the wedding planning process. Although it seems like a daunting task, there are several effective strategies for dealing with this sensitive issue.
Ever since Anne-Marie Slaughter's article 'Why Women Still Can't Have It All' appeared in the July issue of The Atlantic, I've been fired up and pissed off ... because she's absolutely right.
"The Atlantic" magazine stated Definitively last month that women STILL can't have it all. Well, harrumph. Especially when we all have a different definition of "IT" and we still have 24 hours in a day of which one-third to one-fourth is spent sleeping, pooping and Pinteresting. Nonetheless, what do dads think? Can moms have it all?
When choosing a nanny for their children, indeed the nanny has to fit into the family dynamics and lifestyle, but more importantly, the nanny must be qualified to do the job well. When interviewing a nanny for your family, here are my top five things you should rate your nanny on.
giving yourself a break as a parent Inherent in the art of parenting is the feeling – at least the occasional one – of guilt. Putting Oreos and the remote in front of the t.v. in the morning for your 4-year-old’s “Special Breakfast with Sponge Bob” while you sleep in is one of those times that guilt is warranted.
By Laura Riley, MD, Ob/Gyn, for GalTime Lots of pregnant women are asking about travel safety. Here are a few tips. Whether you are on a plane, train or in a car, pregnant women are at a greater risk for blood clots than non-pregnant women. Therefore, on those long trips, make sure to get up and walk around every hour or two, drink lots of water and wear support hose to improve the circulation.