is a normal part of life, but an excess of stress has an impact on everyone in the family. When parents are stressed, children feel stressed too—even in the womb, babies’ health is negatively affected a mother’s high stress levels. Early stress affects a child’s physical and emotional development, ability to manage behavior, and learning. Taking time to learn to de-stress improves your life—and that of your child.

Managing “Holiday Stress” for Busy Parents

Managing “Holiday Stress” for Busy ParentsIs the holiday season really “the most wonderful time of the year,” as the old song says?Well, maybe — though more than 60 percent of people surveyed by Healthline reported that their stress levels surrounding the holidays are...

Earthquake Preparedness

Earthquake Preparedness

Earthquake Preparedness According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), close to 60% of Americans have not practiced what to do if a natural disaster occurs. If you haven’t developed an emergency plan or discussed it with members of your household, you...