Mental Health | Parenting | Self-care | Stress in Motherhood

Postpartum Depression: What You Need to Know

The birth of a baby brings about a range of emotions-joy, relief, elation, and feelings of being overwhelmed, tired, and sometimes, depression. The hormonal fluctuations and changes after a woman has ...

Children | Communication | Mental Health

Seeking Therapy for Your Teen Doesn’t Equal Failure: Here Are Some Signs They May Need It

The teenage years are an intense time for children and parents. The developmental push for independence and creation of a personal identity is the foundation of adolescent life and often results in a ...

Communication | Mental Health | Self-care | Skills and Strategies | Stress in Motherhood

Self-Care is Not Selfish

The past winter has been anything but typical in my household. Living in the Northeast, we've had massive amounts of snow, which equals lots of snow days and missed school. Add to the mix, colds and v...

Communication | Marriage/Partnership | Mental Health | Stress in Motherhood

Part I: Sexual Desire-What You Need to Know

We live in a world bombarded with images, ideas and influences about sex. It's challenging to sift through sexual truth versus sexual myth. Many people wonder what is a healthy and normal sex life. ...

Family of Origin | In-law Relatioship | Mental Health | Self-care | Skills and Strategies | Stress in Motherhood

Detoxing After Thanksgiving Visits

How was your Thanksgiving? Peaceful, relaxing and enjoyable? Did everything go just as planned with no stress? Did you have moments with your parents, in-laws or siblings that were enjoyable,...

Mental Health | Self-care | Skills and Strategies | Stress in Motherhood

Overwhelmed with the Holiday Season? You Are Not Alone

Ready or not, time is ticking and the holiday season is upon us. Although retailers have us convinced the season started back in October when Halloween decor and candy shared space along Christmas and...

Child Development | Mental Health | Skills and Strategies | Stress in Motherhood

Stressed About the World? How to Cope in Unsettling Times

The world of late seems overwhelmingly saturated with awful, heart-wrenching events in local, national and world news. Every day there seems to be negative, scary, and overwhelming information bombard...

Mental Health

The “Why” of Suicide

September is Suicide Awareness Month. While it can be a difficult topic to talk about, we need to be talking about it and reaching out to those who are feeling isolated, hopeless and having thoughts o...