I Recovered from Obesity and Bulimia Triggered by Sexual Abuse Once. And I Can Do It Again.

My childhood abuse caused disordered eating and weight gain, but I learned how to heal

Real Women, Real Stories

Covid-19 Means a Lot More Work for Families of Children With Disabilities, but Schools Can Help

The pandemic has added major hurdles to accessing, delivering and evaluating special education services

Family & Caregiving

Poor and Minority Children With Food Allergies Overlooked and in Danger

For low-income minorities, who live disproportionately in food deserts, fresh and allergy-friendly foods can be especially expensive and difficult to find

Nutrition & Movement

How to Use Covid-19 Testing and Quarantining to Safely Travel For the Holidays

A physician and mother weighs in on how to testing can help you make travel decisions this holiday season

Your Health

Colleges and the Thanksgiving COVID-19 Risk: Fauci’s right – Holiday Plans May Have to Change

As COVID-19 cases rise, especially in college towns, families may need to rethink their holiday plans

Your Health

Women Risk Losing Decades of Workplace Progress Due to Covid-19 – Here’s How Companies Can Prevent That

More than one in four women are considering downshifting their careers or leaving the workforce completely. If action isn't taken, a generation of women may never fully recover

Family & Caregiving

Helicopter Parenting Is Hurting Our Kids

Teenagers are increasingly unprepared for life after high school. Here's why it matters

Family & Caregiving

Your Child’s Vaccines: What You Need to Know About Catching Up During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Vaccination rates dropped by as much as 60% in some parts of the country due to COVID-19. It's time to get back on track

Prevention & Screenings

5 Things to Look For On a College Campus That Benefit Mental Health

Why it pays to take campus design into consideration when selecting a school.

Self-Care & Mental Health

Surviving National Suicide Prevention Month After Losing My Son

As I've slogged through 22 Septembers without Mark, I've learned that helping other survivors helps me to heal, too.

Real Women, Real Stories

How to Keep Your Kids Healthy This Fall

Whether they're going back to school in person or online, these tips can help your kids maintain good health.

Family & Caregiving

Kids Are Bigger Coronavirus Spreaders Than Many Doctors Realized – Here’s How Schools Can Lower the Risk

For schools that do reopen classrooms, there are important choices that can help them keep students, families and teachers safe.

Family & Caregiving

Is It Safe to Stay in a Hotel, Cabin or Rental Home Yet?

Traveling these days brings increased risk, yet ways exist to minimize that risk.

Your Health

Nearly 3 in 4 US Moms Were in the Workforce Before the COVID-19 Pandemic – Is That Changing?

Many working parents with young or school-age children may have to quit their job to stay home as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on.

Family & Caregiving

Living in The Cave

A mother recounts her grief journey after her son’s suicide.

Real Women, Real Stories