dr. cara gardenswartz
Many couples decide to get back together after a long or short period following separation or divorce.
Children need to rely on their parents to take care of them. In many families, however, children do not experience the carefree years of childhood. They are too busy being responsible -- and becoming adult-like. There isn't time for them to be children. They are required to be attentive to their parents' needs. Their childhoods are usurped by premature adulthood.
These days, girls are salon vets before they even enter elementary school. It's no wonder then that tweens insisting on wearing makeup to school are getting younger and younger. When is it OK for your daughter to begin her beauty routine? Our expert weighs in.
Death is one of the hardest topics to bring up with your child, no matter their age. But telling your preschooler that your parent has died adds another challenge -- she is old enough to think about and miss her grandparent, but too young to grasp the permanency of death.
Remember how hard it was to put your child on the school bus for elementary school? Well, now your child is off to college. And she's not even coming home for cookies and milk after school. She's not even coming home after school. In fact, the next time you see her might be Thanksgiving.
More and more people are choosing group therapy during these challenging economic times.
Many of us moms with children between primary- and high-school age have the responsibility of not only taking care of our kids, but also of our aging parents.