dr. wendy walsh
Okay, I've had it with the loosey-goosey playdates. Today the entire modern moms union has been assigned the task of stimulating their charges with peer-to-peer social lessons complete with driving. So, can at least have some rules here??
If women live with a sexual double standard, then men live with a parenting one.
Here's another creepy way that social media is being used: credit card companies are considering using social media sites to judge your financial behavior. Translation: too many drunken photos with buddies could lead to credit card companies judging your financial behavior.
Television producers love to display tweenage sex and drama for millions of young viewers -- but fail to talk about the negative consequences of such behavior. That's where we moms have to come in.
Now that my daughter is in first grade, her teacher isn't accepting her affinity for silence. While her empathetic kindergarten teacher would allow her to express herself through art, Ms. Drill Sergeant sent her to the principal's office for lip-synching during music class!
The tragic suicide of a 9-year-old Dallas boy who was found hanging in a school bathroom this week has sparked much commentary about depression in children. Learn how to read the signs.
Watching the footage of the tragedies in Haiti or of those unemployed and struggling families in recession-torn America can bring great feelings of sadness, even when the suffering is thousands of miles away. The good news is that when those feelings turn into action -- altruism -- one can have long-term improvements in mental health.