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Moms and Medication

Are you using medication to help ease your depression or anxiety? Did this choice happen after you had children? You’re not alone. Laura Markham, Ph.D., gives us some empathy and insight into moms using meds.

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Fighting in Front of the Kids?

Should parents argue in front of their kids or keep it behind closed doors? Could there be any benefit for the little ones to witness parental conflict? Judith Sherven, PhD, an expert in conflict resolution, helps us work it out.

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How to Handle Parenting Burnout

Parenting burnout happens to the best of us. Dr. Alan Kazdin of Yale Parenting Center gives frank insight and guidance into the toughest job in town.

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Winning and Losing Gracefully

Sore loser? Ecstatic winner? We interview Susan K. Perry, Ph.D., human development expert and social psychologist, to learn ways to help our children compete with grace.

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Parenting Together with Less Conflict

When it comes to co-parenting, conflict is inevitable. How can we lessen the tension, and deepen the understanding? Lisa Schab, L.C.S.W., gives a detailed interview, giving us tools to problem-solve.

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Learning to Fight Fair

Grown-ups have a hard enough time fighting fair, so what do we do to help our kids deploy problem-solving skills? Dr. Heather Turgeon shares some valuable tools for helping our kids solve conflict.

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How Parental Worry Affects Our Kids

Worry and parenting seem to go hand-in-hand. Dr. Beth Onufrak says it’s the way parents cope with worry, that matters for our kids.

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Crafting a Healthy Competitive Spirit

How can we guide our kids to engage competitively in a way that builds resiliency and empowerment? Ashley Merryman, famed co-author with Po Bronson, of “NurtureShock,” shares her insight.

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Surviving the Big Move with Kids

Moving is one of the biggest stressors out there — and with the kids? Ouch! Kelcey Kintner, popular blogger behind “The Mama Bird Diaries,” shares tips on how she (and her kids) are grappling.

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The Imperfect Mother

Funny and comforting, Kyran Pittman, the popular blogger behind “Planting Dandelions,” skewers her valiant attempts to achieve the perfect motherhood.

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