Holiday Depresssion

Holidays bring excitement and festive times. Yet, many people find them sad and lonely times. Holiday depression visits many homes each year. A family member may suffer from depression or a sense of loss while others celebrate. Adult behaviors that don’t match...

Remember The Neighborhood?

In my old stomping grounds nearly every house had children and nearly every Saturday brought new adventures. Most kids followed the same routine.  After breakfast and chores we would hop on our bikes and take off, with the moms calling out to be home before dark....

Good Parenting and Showing Love Everyday

A recent study reported in the journal BMC Public Health confirmed key traits of good parenting. Simply put, good parenting involves daily involvement and grows good behavior and wellness in children. Activities like sharing meals away from the TV, talking more, going...

Twins

Twin babies are an exciting and challenging addition to any family. However, they may add undue stress that can be avoided by simple anticipatory measures. Where pre-natal care is available, most all twin pregnancies will be identified long before their delivery...