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Younger Children's Reaction to Death

By Charlotte M. Mathes

Because children grieve differently from adults, they may appear not to be mourning at all. One adult client confessed her long held guilt that as a child, the day her sister died, she went to a neighbor's to play. This woman has been mourning her sister's death for thirty years. With help, she recalled
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Women and Mid-Life Depression Triggers: It Can Happen On the Road to Recovery

By Michele Howe

Caught unawares, women may be temporarily blindsided by unforeseen "mid-life triggers" leading to depression. In the course of his practice, orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Christopher A. Foetisch, Toledo, OH, has noticed that mid-life women sometimes enter his office already depleted by life's stresses and
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Simple Ways to Reduce Stress

By JustMommies staff

Motherhood and multi-tasking are more or less synonymous, and this can result in overloading and stress, both at home and at work. But there are easy ways to lighten the stress load for even the busiest moms. Incorporate these simple methods in your day-to-day life to help reduce stress, and soon you’ll
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Our Fears and Worries Can Distort the Reality of the Situation

By Stanley Popovich

At times, our worries and anxieties can overwhelm us. In addition, our worries can distort our perception of what is reality and what is not. Here is a brief list of techniques that you can use to help gain a better perspective on things during your anxious moments. When feeling anxious, stop what you
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Never Lose Hope in Dealing With Your Fears and Depression

By Stanley Popovich

When your fears and depression have the best of you, it is easy to feel that things will not get any better. This is not true. There is much help available in today’s society and the best way to deal with your fears is to find effective ways to overcome them. As a result, here are some techniques a
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Depression: How to Help Those Who are Suffering

By Michele Howe

"Experts consult; then move on. Friends and family keep at it." Edward T. Welch in Depression: A Stubborn Darkness Much has been written on the topic of depression, some worthy of the press received, others not. Sadly, many of the newsworthy articles on this issue pose more questions than they answer.
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What is PCOS?

By JustMommies staff

PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a health condition that affects women’s menstrual cycle, hormones, fertility, and physical appearance. It is estimated that five to ten percent of women have PCOS. PCOS is one of the leading causes of infertility in women. Some of the characteristics of PCOS are
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Mike Tyson’s Daughter Dies in Tragic Accident

By JustMommies staff

Boxing champ Mike Tyson’s 4-year-old daughter Exodus passed away on Tuesday just before noon in an Arizona hospital, Entertainment Tonight confirms. Monday, the little girl got her neck caught on a cable attached to a treadmill at her home in Phoenix, AZ. Exodus’ 7-year-old brother reportedly discovered
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Summer Safety Tips For Children

By Nicole Dean

Summer is a fun time, but it’s also a time when a lot of accidents happen. Here are some ways to keep your children safe this summer. Water safety If you have a pool or plan to be around the water at all, then make sure you’ve got all security devices in place. All gates must be locked, and alarms
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Swimmer’s Ear

By JustMommies staff

Swimmer’s ear (the clinical term is otitis externa or acute external otitis) is a painful, inflamed infection of the ear canal that generally extends visibly to the outer portion of the ear. Anyone can get swimmer’s ear, but it occurs most frequently in children and teenagers, especially during the
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