1. Effects of Substance Use during Pregnancy

    While common sense tells us that alcohol, tobacco or drug use during pregnancy is not healthy for the mother or fetus, the true effects of such substance abuse on an unborn child are still being researched. Because a pregnant woman who abuses these substances is also more likely to engage in other unhealthy behaviors, such as having poor nutrition or minimal exercise, it can be difficult to tease …Read More

  2. Helping Your Child Cope with a Difficult Divorce

    Unfortunately, most divorces are not exactly amicable. Affairs, abandonment, substance abuse, incarceration or hostile arguments may characterize the road to your divorce. In those cases, how to you talk to your kids about it in a healthy way? Make sure your needs are met. Be sure that you are staying as healthy and emotionally stable as possible during this stressful time. Eat right, exercise, fi…Read More