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Mental Health


New Jersey School Is Giving Kids An Extra Day Off To "Take A Breath" Before The Holidays

With children’s mental health emergencies on the rise, one school system is attempting to address the issue with a district-wide mental health day.

by Jamie Kenney
Executive Functioning

In Search Of A Diagnosis For My Son, I Got One Instead

“Well, I mean, everyone kind of has ADHD, right?”

by Emily Gould
Culture Shock

12 Important Britishisms For The Brand-New Expat Mother

As soon as I landed in London, five months pregnant with my first child, I started to learn a new vocabulary.

by Amelia Granger

Switching To Formula Saved My Sanity

Letting go of breastfeeding created the breathing room I needed to be a more relaxed, more balanced mom.

by Miranda Rake

How To Talk To Your Kids About Climate Change (Without Freaking Them Out)

Climate anxiety is real, and it’s only going to get realer.

by Sara B. Franklin

Doctors Have Declared A National Emergency As Children's Mental Health Is "Suffering"

“This is a national emergency, and the time for swift and deliberate action is now.”

by Morgan Brinlee

How To Stop Worrying About Miscarriage, According To Experts

The anxiety can be completely overwhelming.

by Ashley Jones

7 Signs Of A Toxic Grandparent, According To An Expert

Red flags of unhealthy behavior can sometimes be subtle.

by Steph Montgomery

The Emotional Weight Of Being A Food-Allergy Parent

“I don’t think anybody can watch their kid almost die and be OK.”

by Kate Rope

Kristen Bell Asks Her Kids This Question When They’re Dealing With Tough Emotions

The Good Place star is teaching her daughters to navigate their own bouts of big feelings.

by Morgan Brinlee
Postpartum Depression

Does Postpartum Depression Happen With Every Pregnancy?

Because birth is a mixed bag of joy and overwhelm.

by Tiffany Eve Lawrence
Birth Stories

I Had A Traumatic Birth — Getting My Hospital Records Helped Me Reframe It

25-34% of parents report a traumatic birth. When my 2nd child was born, I became one of them.

by Stephanie Gorton
Arts & Crafts

Color Your Stress Away With These Free Printable Pages

Grab the colored pencils.

by Kinsey Gidick
Mental Health

It Took Having A Baby To Finally Be Diagnosed With ADHD

Despite being treated for postpartum depression, I felt like I was drowning.

by Ashley Ziegler
Kids' Mental Health

Here's What You Need To Know About Kids And Homesickness, According To Experts

As it turns out, homesickness has its advantages

by Jennifer Parris
Mental Health

How To Manage Stress & Anxiety During Pregnancy

Up at 3 a.m. staring bug-eyed at the ceiling? You aren’t alone.

by Alice Emory

Can Coughing Too Much Hurt Your Baby In The Womb?

by Angelique Serrano

‘Tis the season for colds, coughs, and sniffles.


How Does Pregnancy Affect Your Immune System?

by Ashley Jones

Yes, there’s a reason you feel so icky.


The Truth Behind Breastfeeding & Gassy, Tootin' Babies

by Sarah Jaffe

If your baby is usually gassy, is breastfeeding the culprit?

Mental Health

Yup, Pregnancy Rage Is Real. Here’s How To Handle It

by Jennifer Parris

It's not your fault if you're feeling angry all the time.


How To Make Baby Move & Kick, Because Fetal Movement Is A Good Thing

by Jennifer Parris

Get ready to count those kicks.


Obama & Dr. Fauci Surprised Kids As They Got Their Covid Vaccines At School

by Jen McGuire

Fist bumps and stickers all around.


Everything Parents Need To Know About The Omicron Variant & Kids

by Katie McPherson

Yes, vaccines still help.


Will Kids Need Covid Boosters? Here’s What We Know

by Katie McPherson

It’s possible, but doctors are waiting on more data.


Good News! Masks Don't Keep Preschoolers From Reading Emotions, Study Finds

by Morgan Brinlee

Children were able to correctly identify an adult’s emotion almost as often as they did when the adult was not wearing a mask.


Covid-19 Cases In Children Are Up 32%, Pediatrician Group Warns

by Morgan Brinlee

Nearly 142,000 children tested positive for Covid-19 between November 11 and November 18, representing a roughly 32% increase in cases from two weeks prior.


Grandmas May Be More Connected To Their Grandkids Than Their Own Children

by Morgan Brinlee

It’s not just your imagination!


The Information On Covid-19 Boosters Keeps Changing — Here's What We Know Now

by Angelique Serrano

If you’ve already been vaccinated, you’re likely wondering if there’s a booster shot in your future. New updates are shedding more light.


Could Covid Booster Shots Be Required For Travel? Here’s What We Know Now

by Morgan Brinlee

Many countries already require travelers to be fully vaccinated before they enter and could soon begin requiring Covid booster shots as well.

Pandemic Parenting

An Open Letter To Parents Waiting To Vaccinate Their Children

by Romper Staff

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Health Experts Express Worry After 22 Million Babies Missed Their Measles Vaccines

by Morgan Brinlee

Three million more children missed their measles vaccine in 2020 compared to 2019, representing the largest increase in two decades.


There's Still A Pandemic, But Here's How To Travel Safely For Christmas

by Katie McPherson

It’s all about assessing your risks.