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photo of signs of childhood depression ME guest Dr. Elizabeth Reeve

Childhood should be a time of joy, discovery and positive connection with family and friends. So it’s difficult for most of us to imagine a child experiencing depression. But, as this week’s Mom Enough guest knows, depression can and does affect people of any age. And it’s up to teachers, parents and other caring adults…

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We’ve all heard “mean girl” stories and many of us probably have lived them. But the social rejection and humiliation kids inflict on each other is not unique to girls; in fact, this week’s Mom Enough guest cites evidence that relational aggression is equally common among boys and girls. Whatever the gender of the children…

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Meaningful work guest Caroline Greene

Caroline Greene was a self-described over-achiever, attending the best schools, becoming a successful attorney and marrying a man she calls “a saint.” But when she became a mother, she found herself empty of passion, struggling to find the love and joy she had expected to feel as a new mom. Wisely seeking therapy, Caroline not…

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Motherhood & Words guests Sherrie, Kate & Andria

Kate Hopper’s mission is to shine light on authentic writing by gifted authors who are mothers. An accomplished author herself, Kate brings writers to The Loft Literary Center each year to read their work, revealing rich and profound stories within the everyday lives of mothers. This year’s Motherhood & Words event features: Sherrie Fernandez-Williams reading…

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maternal depression guests Michelle Wiersgalla & Gabrielle Mauren

Have you or someone you know experienced depression or serious anxiety since becoming a mom? Given the prevalence of these mental health problems among mothers, your answer almost certainly is yes. Yet too often these disorders go undiagnosed and untreated. It’s important for all of us to understand the signs of maternal depression and anxiety,…

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