By Dr. Bianca Inirio, OTD

May 28, 2021

Research shows that stress in pregnancy might have an effect on the health and development of the newborn. But what is stress, really? While stress is an everyday occurrence, pregnant women often suffer from increased stress due to the rapid number of emotional, physiological, and environmental changes that occur as a result. But the evidence is clear — reducing stress is one of the more important things you can do to protect the health of your baby. Here are 10 ways to do just that.

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By Kate McKay, RCC

May 24, 2021

Sometimes, being a good enough parent just does not feel like enough. The drive to be the “perfect parent” is strong, but often unconscious, and it has parents striving to meet impossibly high standards, even if we know that perfection is an unattainable expectation. Then what keeps us aiming for it anyway? And how can you break free from this trap?

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By Erica Zellner, MS, CNS

May 19, 2021

Humans have always congregated around food. Throughout all societies, food is part of our biggest moments. And throughout most of our history, children have been involved in these traditions. While there are many enriching activities we can do with our children, cooking is one of the best. It’s fun, creative, educational, and a skill that will serve them for the rest of their lives. Here’s how to engage them most effectively.

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