Study finds having a baby can lower your self-esteem for at least three years It’s no secret having a baby changes everything. There’s a ton of emphasis on the way pregnancy changes your body, but becoming a mom can massively change the way you feel about yourself overall. In fact, a new study suggests that… via [...]
Partners do what needs to be done, end of story We’ve all heard the stories, either firsthand or through friends, of a partner who refers to watching his children as “babysitting” or refuses to help around the house because they work or feel as if it is “woman’s work.” Men are amazing, intelligent, capable creatures but… [...]
Parenting a freshly ripened teen amounts to four words: “Weren’t you just born?” I say this to myself on a near-constant basis as I stand in front of a bedroom door that’s always closed. I’m not exactly sure when the door-closing began, but it did, and I’m not even sure what goes on in there,… via [...]
Article from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, featuring interview with Dr. Mikalsen http://archive.jsonline.com/entertainment/80481947.html
Here are the guidelines used by Psychologists and Pediatricians: Ages 4-12 months: 12-16 hours (including naps) Ages 1-2 years: 11-14 hours (including naps) Ages 3-5 years: 10-13 hours (including naps) Age 6-12 years: 9-12 hours Age 13-18 years: 8-10 hours (Source: The American Academy of Pediatrics, 2016) I also recommend putting toddlers to sleep between [...]
Mental health professionals have become increasingly concerned about the new hit Netflix show and its portrayal of the main character, Hannah’s, suicide. While I am very glad that the show can start conversations about bullying, sexual assaults in high schools, and teen suicides, I am also very concerned about how the show incorrectly portrays some [...]
Teens who spend a lot of time on the internet are as likely to become depressed and suicidal as teens who use drugs.