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Stress and Children

The Effects of Hurrying Children Through Childhood

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 10.27.2013 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

Children have a heavy burden to bear when they feel that their performance is connected with the love they receive and they are letting down their parents if they are not successful.

What Parents Need to Know About Stress and Learning

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 08.18.2013 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

Everything we learn, everything we read, everything we do, everything we understand and everything we experience counts on the hippocampus to function correctly. When the body endures ongoing stress, our ability to learn is impaired.

Study: Family Stress May Make Kids Gain Weight

Yahoo! News | Joene Hendry | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Living in a stressful household may raise a child's risk of becoming obese, according to findings from a study of Swedish families. Compared with 5...