An overview of anxiety in kids including what’s typical and when it’s time to get help. First in a series.
The truth is, that while PPD and related illnesses are real and common, much of the work we do is addressing realistic expectations: it’s not all bliss; childbirth will likely not be a magical, bonding experience; being a mom is often hard, boring, frustrating – with moments of amazement, wonder, and the biggest love imaginable – but is mixed in with day to day stresses and regular life challenges.
Elizabeth Frasier feels you are doing an absolutely fine job and so do I.
I’ve been talking to some of the wonderful practitioners who serve women who have been through a traumatic birth and hearing lots of people talking about the possible need for a group to serve this specific population. I’ve also heard that there are some other therapists interested in creating that group but I haven’t heard much about where that’s going. …
Parents often feel guilty for getting mad at their kids or for not always liking their kids. But there are really great reasons to get mad at kids. For one, parenting is hard and children aren’t always easy. For two, it’s really important for children to see us get angry, see us manage our anger appropriately (and that can mean …
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