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2012-03-24 04:31:01

Fatigue and unrealistic expectations of parenthood may help contribute to post-adoption depression in women, according to a Purdue University study.

Working Moms Are Looking For More Than A Paycheck
2012-01-25 04:23:22

Working mothers may be busy, but they like it that way. A recent study of employed moms finds that most would work even if they didn't have to, but they're also looking for new ways to negotiate the demands of mothering and the pressures to be an "ideal" employee.

2012-01-05 14:48:03

Normal everyday life for parents requires organization.

2012-01-04 06:23:05

The quality of the relationship between a mother and her toddler could affect the potential for that child to become obese during adolescence, according to this study.

Moms Who Work Feel Better
2011-12-13 12:02:44

Mothers with jobs tend to be healthier and happier than moms who stay at home during their children's infancy and pre-school years, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association.

2011-12-01 13:44:37

Not only are working mothers multitasking more frequently than working fathers, but their multitasking experience is more negative as well.

Mom's Mental Health Affects Fetus
2011-11-11 14:34:22

As a fetus grows, it’s constantly getting messages from its mother. It’s not just hearing her heartbeat and whatever music she might play to her belly; it also gets chemical signals through the placenta.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.