Marital satisfaction drops dramatically after the birth of a baby with an increase in marital arguments. Here’s how you can help your marriage.
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Amongst all the changes in your life, a new baby brings a loss of self. Some first-time moms say the identity change from pre-baby self to MOM is hardest.
A professional therapist is helpful in trying to make sense of your life experiences. Here are some guidelines to assist you in finding a therapist.
“After having kids my sex life has gone down hill. What can I do?” Here are a few thoughts from a licensed professional counselor.
Mental health is not reserved for those with a diagnosis. Mental health and hygiene includes all people.
National Donut day. My favorite day of the year! Not that I need an excuse to eat a donut. I think donuts are an essential part of life. Let’s review some of the basic categories of the donut …. 1. Sprinkles (Party time!) – For days when all you need is to celebrate… […]
“A girl at school has been calling my middle school daughter ‘fat’. How can help her?” I am so sorry your daughter is experiencing teasing at school. Not easy for both you and your daughter. Self-esteem and self-image is at a sensitive developmental stage during the middle school years. Middle school is an emotionally […]
“I constantly feel like I am never doing enough. I constantly feel like I am treading water and just getting by as a person and as a wife. What do I do? I want to find peace!” Dear Reader, Thank you for your vulnerability, honesty, and courage to ask such a beautifully human question. Motherhood […]
Dear Kyle, Charlotte, and Maddie-Mae, Sounds like you all had a bad yesterday. I get it. It is not easy living in a family. Most children have told their parents they do not love them and/or do not like living in their family. Your dad and I have had those thoughts and said those […]
(My son…miserable…on the couch…covered in vomit) Sick kiddos is one thing but being a sick parent is quite another story. Nothing like feeling horrible and still having to care for little people. Parents don’t get sick days. Somehow, even when we are feeling at our worst, we muster up the strength to pack lunches, wipe […]