Mom’s Health

7 Silent Steps toward Resilience

August 13, 2014
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“Your habit of avoiding mental and emotional discomfort is your #1 reason for your being stuck where you are in life.” ― Tony Dovale Doesn’t it just cut you like a knife when you find words that hold up a mirror to the uncomfortable truth of you? How do you resolve to come to terms […]

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Depression and Feeling Better – Part III

August 7, 2014
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Stress can dramatically affect our responses to our children’s daily needs. Parents Anonymous Group members can sometimes recognize depression in each other before we admit it to ourselves. When something is “not quite right,” others offer support and ideas to feel better. A temporary funk will usually pass in a short time, but seeing a […]

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Depression and Feeling Better – Part II

August 5, 2014
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Depression is common among parents from time to time but should not define your life. The Parents Anonymous Group I attended was much like any group in society; almost everyone experiences prolonged sadness sometimes and we were no different. Many of us dealt with complicated or stressful situations heaped on top of the difficult role […]

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Depression and Feeling Better – Part I

July 31, 2014
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Parenting is hard normally but if you are depressed as well then it is much harder than it should be. In my Parents Anonymous Group, depression touched many of our lives from time to time. Many of our members dealt with very difficult, stressful situations that occasionally felt hopeless. In our group we shared our […]

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How Can Nurses Help You Quit Smoking?

March 17, 2014
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Do you know that there is no such thing as a safe cigarette or a safe level of smoking? Many smokers deceive themselves into thinking that smoking less won’t harm them. However, the best bet remains the same – it is to quit smoking ASAP. You must have heard countless times that smoking is bad […]

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Jolly K.’s Courageous Contribution

March 4, 2014

Who is Jolly K. and why does she matter? Born in the late 1940s, Jolly K. was placed in the first foster care home as a young child. From there she would continue to endure physical and sexual abuse until she ran away for the last time as a teenager. To support herself, she began […]

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