A baby is born, and suddenly, parents are responsible for keeping this precious human alive. Anxiety is a common aspect of caregiving during infancy because it is adaptive. Worrying keeps parents vigilant for potential danger and focused on the baby’s needs. Appropriate parental attentiveness also promotes a secure parent-child relationship in the early years.
Going to college presents a huge shift in daily life and responsibilities for students. Navigating this change can be challenging, but there are plenty of resources to help on-campus. This is the first time many students have complete control over what to eat, their schedules, and how to spend their time–feeling overwhelmed is normal. How can students prepare and parents help out?
School is over for now, and it looks like we’re returning to some semblance of normalcy. How can you take advantage of the weeks you’ll have with the kids at home, and have some fun, relax, and unwind from a stressful year?
Whether this is your first child or third to leave the nest, certain topics need to be covered and mental preparations to be made in order to help your incoming freshman smoothly navigate uncharted waters.
Women have come a long way in the past hundred years. So, this March, in recognition of Women’s History Month, we celebrate women’s liberation by remembering the accomplishments of some of history’s most dedicated and resilient women.