Anxiety Over Leaving Your Children With Their Grandparents?

Are you nervous about leaving your kids with their grandparents?

My parents and my husband’s parents had their children in the 70’s; back in the time of rampant reckless endangerment of children. Children were not being strapped into seatbelts; they were riding in the back of pickup trucks, drinking rice in bottles and sleeping on their stomachs. They were the days of glass bottles, no safety gates and ... Read More...

Eating Disorders in Children: Part 2

Children with eating disorders are often obsessed with perfection.

As I mentioned in my last post, there are lots more behaviors to be aware of as a parent or a friend of someone who might be suffering from eating disorders. These behaviors may seem normal to the untrained eye, but to someone who has experienced this disorder first hand, they are red flags to watch for in your children. If you see your ... Read More...

Eating Disorders in Children: Part 1

Is your child skipping more meals than usual? It could be a sign of an eating disorder.

In today’s world of stick figure women and size 0 pants, it’s hard to escape the expectation that thin is best. Our daughters see it on television and in magazines. It’s a world of Photoshop, and we pass it off to our children as reality. I am scared to death that my girls will fall prey to eating disorders as I did. I actively ... Read More...