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New Research on Antidepressants and Pregnancy Finds No Link to Asthma

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Mon, 2015-03-09 09:35
New research suggest that taking S.S.R.I.s while pregnant does not increase the risk of asthma in the resulting babies, but the decision to take medication or not remains difficult.

Tip of the Day February 26

ParentFurther RSS Feeds - Sun, 2015-03-08 17:30

When you fudge the truth, admit it and apologize. This sounds simple, but it is not always easy.

Short Hair: A First for a Daughter, and a Leap for a Mother

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Sun, 2015-03-08 08:22
As much as I didn’t want to micromanage my daughter’s hair, I did want to micromanage my daughter's hair.

Tip of the Day February 25

ParentFurther RSS Feeds - Sat, 2015-03-07 09:31

Call your children’s attention to times when their words and actions don’t match and times when they do. Encourage them to do the same for you.

After a Fire, Learning to Cook Again, One Grilled Cheese at a Time

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Fri, 2015-03-06 11:38
I loved to cook. But after the fire, I couldn't do it for over a year.

Introducing Motherlode’s New Artist-In-Residence: Abigail Gray Swartz

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Fri, 2015-03-06 10:12
Welcome Abigail Gray Swartz to the Artist-in-Residence role on Motherlode.

Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Fri, 2015-03-06 08:56
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.

How Not to Be ‘That’ Sports Parent

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Thu, 2015-03-05 16:22
If your child can tell you're unhappy during the game, you're doing it wrong.

Live Chat About Finding That ‘Sweet Spot’ in Life and Work

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Thu, 2015-03-05 15:06
Join me and "The Sweet Spot" author Christine Carter for a live chat about finding your groove at home and work on Friday, March 6, 2015 from 1:00-2:00 Eastern.

Tip of the Day February 24

ParentFurther RSS Feeds - Thu, 2015-03-05 09:34

You are both teacher and role model of positive values. The ways in which you talk about values and live by them will strongly influence your children’s development of them, especially when your children become teenagers.

Teenagers, Dealing With Addiction, on What Might Have Helped

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Thu, 2015-03-05 09:07
Students in a rehab program answer the question, “Was there anything that anyone could have said to you that would have affected your drug use?"

Shelf, iPad, Bed Table: Reading, February 2015

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Wed, 2015-03-04 16:53
What I bought, what I read, what I thought I'd read and what I put down and never picked back up this February.

Tip of the Day February 23

ParentFurther RSS Feeds - Wed, 2015-03-04 09:31

Think about your children’s passions and interests. Look for ways they can make a difference in those areas. Do they love dogs? How about helping them collect pet food or soft rags for an animal shelter? Are they passionate about music? Let them share their talent in a family talent show.

When Letting Children Take Risks Is Risky for Families

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Wed, 2015-03-04 09:29
A group of strangers in a suburban Maryland car repair place come together to condemn a verdict against being a free-range parent.

An Improved Vaccination Against a Virus — and Some Cancers

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Tue, 2015-03-03 14:40
"A possible side effect of not getting the vaccine is cancer, and it's far more common than any side effects of the shots."

Developing Baby, Developing Dad

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Tue, 2015-03-03 11:00
I'm fascinated with babies, especially mine. And I'm fascinated by how much my life had to change before I could appreciate them.

Tip of the Day February 22

ParentFurther RSS Feeds - Tue, 2015-03-03 09:32

It’s important to be involved as a family in events or activities, even if you are separated or divorced. If possible, this could mean setting aside differences and attending your child’s performance or school conference together.

‘My Friend Has a Son Who Is Autistic’

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Mon, 2015-03-02 14:37
At first, I didn’t get that the clumsy idle talk was an attempt at showing compassion.

Why Schools Should Undermine Moral Teachings

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Mon, 2015-03-02 13:29
All men are created equal. True or False ... or Opinion?
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