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Put on Your Air Mask First

April 21, 2016

As the semester is coming to an end and finals are around the corner, it’s important to focus on self-care as a parent and a student.  The end of the semester is when stress is at an all-time high, and … Read more

Families in Unhealthy and Abusive Relationships

April 18, 2016

**Warning: This post discusses interpersonal violence (domestic, relationship, or family violence). The clip illustrating accusations is graphic. Please take care of yourself as you read this post. This link goes directly to the resources on- and off- campus.** Last week, … Read more

Healthy Relationships: Partners and Children

April 7, 2016

Although most Americans think of families as being comprised of 2 parents and children, there are many possible family structures. For this post, I am defining caregivers as the primary co-parents, caregivers, relatives, and/or friends who participate in childrearing.  For … Read more

Inspiration for Women's History Month: Brené Brown

April 1, 2016

  Brené Brown Born: November 1965 in San Antonio, Texas Occupation: Licensed Social Worker, Scholar, Author, and Professor Awesome Quote: “You’re imperfect, and you’re wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.” Why should you know about … Read more

Inspiration for Women's History Month: Melissa Harris Perry

March 24, 2016

Born: October 1973 in Seattle, Washington Occupation: Writer, Professor, Television Host, and Political Commentator Awesome Quote: “Sisters are more than the sum of their relative disadvantages: they are active agents who craft meaning out of their circumstances and do so … Read more

Inspiration for Women's History Month: Wangari Maathai

March 10, 2016

Born: April 1960 in Kenya Occupation: Environmental and Political Activist, known for the Green Belt Movement Awesome Quote: “In the course of history, there comes a time when humanity is called to shift to a new level of consciousness, to … Read more

Inspiration for Women's History Month: J.K. Rowling

March 3, 2016

This month is Women’s History Month! For this month, I want to highlight some awesome women. Some were/are moms themselves, and you and your kids should know about them. These posts will be brief introductions into these women’s lives and … Read more

A Brief Parent’s Guide to Positive Body Image

February 25, 2016

This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness week, created by the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), which raises awareness about eating disorders. NEDA has great resources for you to educate yourself about eating disorders and body image. This year, the … Read more

(Parents) Date Night

February 18, 2016

When is the last time you went out on a date? (Let’s define a date. A date is when you spend time with a partner, friend, and/or family member who allows for you to get some time away from the … Read more

New Year’s Resolutions: Parenting Edition

February 11, 2016

With only 41 days into the new year, you have done one of two things with your new year’s resolutions: stuck with them or got rid of them. Parenting resolutions tend to be things that can help individuals become better … Read more