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Parental Stress

6 Ways to Stop Yelling At Your Kids (Or At Least Do It Less)

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 03.16.2015 | Home
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

"I'm crying because you are yelling at me!" said Liam when I told him to stop. "I'm yelling at you because you are crying," I said. Which not only underlined the absurdity of the situation, but made me feel so proud of my parenting and my ability to manage myself and a 9-year-old. Sigh.

Does Religion Increase or Decrease Parental Stress?

David Briggs | Posted 11.22.2013 | Home
David Briggs

Do religious teachings set up impossibly high standards that increase parental guilt? Or does the idea that God stands with them in times of both joy and anxiety reduce stress and lead to increased parental satisfaction?

What I Finally Gave Up To Become A Better Mom

Monica Bielanko | Posted 06.14.2013 | Home
Monica Bielanko

I find myself really sinking into motherhood in a way I've never experienced before. Up until recently, I engaged myself in battles I should've known I couldn't win.

Do You Feel Like You're The Only Parent Spinning Out Of Control?

Andy Braner | Posted 05.04.2013 | Home
Andy Braner

I believe there are steps to getting off the rat wheel of parental stress, but we all have to join together and stop trying to out perform each other. Rest. Relax. Take a Deep Breath. The world is still spinning. The sun is probably going to come up tomorrow. And everything is going to be OK.

Are You Making Your Kids Sick?

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 01.31.2012 | Home

David Code would like us to all calm down. NOW. It is urgent he says, even while understanding that urgency itself is a cause of stress, because it's ...

Mommy Meltdowns: Has It Happened To You?

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

What is the rudest question you can ask a woman? According to "30 Rock" star Tina Fey, the answer is, "How do you juggle it all?" In "Confession...