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2014-01-14 08:30:04

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing a new baby home can bring new joy - and unforeseen problems - into a relationship. Dr. Francine Lederer, a clinical psychologist in Los Angeles and founder of L.A. Talk Therapy is starting groups for moms and couples who are dealing with transitions in their lives as individuals, couples and new parents as they bring home a newborn baby. "Making the transition from couple to family is huge. Couples often report the biggest dip...

2014-01-14 08:29:44

WhatToExpect.com, the Leader in Pregnancy and Parenting, Sheds Light on Women's Experience of Early-Stage Pregnancy and the Misnomer of Morning Sickness NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One group of people isn't sharing every aspect of their lives on Facebook, at least not right away: Eight out of 10 pregnant women plan to keep their pregnancy a secret during the first trimester. And when they do choose to start spreading the news, Facebook friends are the last to know. (Photo:...

2014-01-10 23:20:24

During her twenty-seven years of practice, Dr. Joanne Wendt, a psychologist specializing in family and couples therapy, has encountered many parents who struggle to maintain appropriate boundaries with their teenage children. Dr. Wendt developed these tips to help parents raise self-sufficient, respectful teens and is sharing her suggestions. San Diego, California (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 As teenagers, many children begin to drift away from their parents, a part of their normal...

2014-01-06 10:25:33

On 50th anniversary of War on Poverty, expert says new approach needed As the United States marks the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty this month, a new report suggests one recent weapon in the battle has been a disappointing failure. The federal government has made marriage promotion among single mothers a key part of its continuing effort to fight poverty. But that approach has missed the mark because marriage doesn’t provide the same benefits to poor, single mothers as it...

2013-12-30 23:24:20

In January, the world’s top divorce professionals are providing complimentary gifts to help educate and support parents regarding their children’s best interests before, during and after divorce. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 The ninth annual International Child-Centered Divorce Month is being commemorated once again in January. The entire month is devoted to alerting parents about the effects of divorce on children – especially the impact of parental decisions on...

2013-12-30 23:21:17

Dr. Joanne Wendt, a psychologist practicing in San Diego, is providing tips to help parents raise successful, independent children. It's never too late to correct destructive habits that might be damaging to both kids and parents. San Diego, California (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Many parents enter the new year aware that their children are behaving badly but unsure what's causing this bad behavior and how to correct it. Dr. Joanne J Wendt is a licensed clinical psychologist,...

2013-12-18 23:30:18

Boys Town, the national child and healthcare organization, tells parents to teach their children the true meaning of the holiday through words and their own deeds. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Boys Town today announced strategies to help kids understand the true meaning of the holidays. The national child and healthcare organization, started over 90 years ago, is a leader in parenting advice. Prior to the holidays, parents can have conversations with their children about the...

2013-12-12 23:31:00

Get DNA Testing from the Comfort of Home with Natus DNA Testing Kits. (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Natus, a prenatal and paternity DNA testing agency, announces the release of their home DNA testing kit. This kit allows clients to test their DNA from the comfort of their own home – without visiting a laboratory. Natus provides at-home DNA testing for expectant mothers, individuals looking for maternal ancestry, infidelity testing kits and familial testing. Kits are ordered online through...

2013-12-12 11:37:01

'The Primordial Violence' is culmination of 4 decades of research A new book by Murray Straus, founder and co-director of the Family Research Lab and professor emeritus of sociology at the University of New Hampshire, brings together more than four decades of research that makes the definitive case against spanking, including how it slows cognitive development and increases antisocial and criminal behavior. "The Primordial Violence" (Routledge, 2013) shows that the reasons parents hit...


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