stress

Is Your Child Stressed Out? Know the Signs

Most of us tend to look back on childhood as an easy time in our lives, especially compared to the stress of adulthood. But that doesn’t make childhood stress any less real. We tend to forget that our kids can get stressed out as well. Sometimes a child's stress from school can negatively affect other areas of life, causing behavioral changes. » Read more

Childhood Stress in a Changing World

Adults are not the only ones who suffer from stress-children of today often deal with stresses that their parents never had to face when they were young. They deal with an inordinate amount of pressure from an increasing number of sources, both inside and outside of their homes. » Read more

Are You a Married Single Mom?

If you have kids you know how hard the job of mothering is.  Even though married moms have a spouse to help them with household chores, parenting, and managing the home, they still may feel as overwhelmed as moms who don’t have a partner.  This situation, where women feel like they are stuck doing it all, is becoming more common and has even led to the start of internet sup » Read more

Holiday Stress, Holiday Health

By r. Margaret Lewin – Medical Director of Cinergy Health

Thanksgiving can be one of the most joyous holidays of the year, but it can add tremendous stress, not to mention a ton of calories, to your already stressful (and calorie-laden) life if you don’t prepare ahead.  » Read more

Relax and you will get pregnant?

By JustMommies

You have probably heard this before. If you stress yourself out while trying to conceive it can keep you from getting pregnant. But, is there any truth to this? New research suggests that stress can have a negative impact on fertility. » Read more

An Emotional Stimulus Plan: Why you need one to succeed in turbulent times.

By Margie Warrell, Author of Find Your Courage

Yesterday a friend emailed me to say that after years trying to make it as a freelance writer she's admitted defeat and is now trying to find a paying job.  I replied to her that she needed to drop the 'defeated' talk and instead reframe her situation more positively. » Read more

Back to School Stresses: 4 Tips to Conquer Them

By Anh Vazquez, www.littlegrad.com

As we drop our children at their classrooms, or watch them hop on the bus, or out of our minivans, thoughts race through our minds… will they eat a healthy lunch, did we spend enough time on their homework… are they making friends.. are we budgeting/saving enough for their future education… and so on. » Read more

Tips for a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving, the unofficial start of the winter holiday season, is meant to be a time for feasting, spending time with loved ones, and reflecting on good fortune. But for many people, Thanksgiving can also be incredibly stressful. It comes loaded with expectations that can create an enormous amount of pressure on any family – especially on the moms, who are often in charge of the food and the family organizing. This year, don’t let Thanksgiving stress get you down. » Read more

Daddy Stress

By Armin Brott

Q: My son was born four months ago, and things are starting to settle down. But every time I sit down to do some extra work on the computer, I feel guilty about leaving my wife to take care of him since she's with him all day long. I try to help, but I also need to get ahead with work. What should I do? » Read more

9 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

Wow. You’ve made it to nine weeks Now that you are a little further into your pregnancy, you may be feeling a little more pregnant. Morning sickness, fatigue, and those infamous pregnancy hormones may be taking their toll on your normal disposition. Mood swings are very common during pregnancy. » Read more