Archives for April, 2010

General

Teaching Your Kids To Suffer Well


Well that doesn't sound very loving.  You mean I'm telling you I want your kids to suffer?  No, of course not. However, some level of suffering is completely unavoidable in the human existence. And it doesn't even have to do with today's society or technology or anything like that. It's about learning to live well with the unavoidable suffering we all face.
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Depression

Postpartum Depression and Low Income Urban Moms


Many moms experience a short period of adjustment called the "baby blues" after they give birth. This shows up shortly after birth and usually goes away after a few days or weeks. But 15- 20% of moms across the general population develop some form of postpartum mood disorder. This could be postpartum depression, postpartum OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder), or the rare postpartum psychosis.
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