Once you find your trusted caregiver, the thought of losing that person because she or he does not have legal status in the United States can be terrifying.
You’re right to get excited about finding The House. But there’s something that, believe it or not, might matter even more than finding the right house. That something? The Town.
For many women, it’s the happiest time in their lives. Yet for others, it’s an overwhelming time filled with emotions of loneliness and sadness. About 13 percent of women who give birth develop postpartum depression, and another 80 percent report general sadness. For most women who suffer from this disease, the peak of the condition […]
Summertime in NYC: moms are out with their babies, joggers are running along the river and groups of people are meeting up for fitness boot camps. Take another look and you’ll also see families stretching, doing obstacle courses and engaged in group workouts – a growing trend in the City. Now more than ever, parents […]
Dividing the marital home after a divorce can often be an uphill battle, and so it is important to have a real estate agent who understands the difficulty of your situation – handling it both delicately and effectively. Not every agent has experience working with this demographic, let alone the capability to do so. Consequently, […]
“What did I do to cause their constant arguing?” asked the anguished and exhausted mother sitting across from me in my office. She’d come to see me for help with the endless squabbling occurring among her three children. It’s a question I’ve been asked many times before. Answering her truthfully, I replied, “You had more […]
It’s fall in New York City, but that doesn’t mean it’s too cold to go outside and get moving! From time to time you may have seen a mommy (or daddy) exercising with a stroller in the streets of the city. And if you prefer to stay inside, we also have some excellent indoor options […]
Reclaim your “ME” time… We’ve all experienced it. For busy moms and dads on the go, life can get a little chaotic at times. All parents – especially those with full-time jobs – face the challenge of prioritizing how they spend their time between their job, career and family. Finding as little as 15-30 minutes […]
School is out, and camp’s begun – hooray! In the break between these two glorious institutions, many of our children took us on excursions to a dark and unlovely place I call Whine Country. “It’s not fair! Why can’t I have more iPod time??” “You promised we’d get ice cream!” “Ryan’s hitting me!” More distracting […]
This past Monday, a group of moms and grandmoms met at the Max Brenner Chocolate Bar in the Garden State Plaza in Paramus, NJ, for a Mommybites BERGEN live event facilitated by Dr. Karen Rancourt, Ph.D., Mommybites columnist for Ask Dr. Gramma Karen and the author of Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: Helping Young Parents and […]