What can we do to feel more joy? One huge factor may involve how and how much time we devote to play. Here to discuss ways we can infuse more fun into parenthood is the author of the new book The Fun Habit, Dr. Mike Rucker.
Family planning isn’t easy for all parents. And having an uncomplicated or full-term pregnancy once does not guarantee the same results the next time around.
Parenting while coping with any form of reproductive loss, be that unsuccessful IVF attempts, miscarriages, stillbirths, and beyond can be a grueling reality for many families.
Here to discuss how to navigate fertility struggles in parenthood is clinical psychologist Dr. Shara Brofman.
Self-care can feel self-indulgent or even just inaccessible to parents. For many of us, while we know it’s important, we just can’t seem to carve out the time to add it into our already packed routine. Co-creator of Scientific Mommy and co-host of the Parenting Understood podcast , Dr. Erin O’Conner and I redefine what self-care looks like and offer strategies for incorporating it into our life – from ways to reduce stress, to increase opportunities for play (for your kids and yourself!) and how to reevaluate our over-scheduled lives.
Child sexual abuse is a scary and uncomfortable topic. But, it is through these tough conversations that we can learn and work to keep our children safe. I am joined by Feather Berkower to talk about preventative measures and red flags to be aware of, ways parents can teach body safety rules and body autonomy to our kids, and why it can be hard for kids (and families) to seek help if the worst happens and how we can make it easier for them.