What do we do about this depressed / unmotivated / lazy kid? Snowflakes inside. [more inside]
I am the mother of a beautiful, 5 week old baby girl. I wonder if I've made the biggest mistake of my life. [more inside]
How to talk with my 8-yr old about his older depressed cousin's suicide? [more inside]
How can I foster my 12 year old son's joie de vivre when I feel so grindy? [more inside]
How do I look forward and be optimistic when the more I learn about my son's Nonverbal Learning Disability the more scared and grief-stricken I become? He's almost 17 and will be a junior in September in public high school, and he's been unsuccessful at everything he's ever tried to do. [more inside]
How can I maintain some optimism about my child's future, given the crappy crappy world we live in? [more inside]
How can I help someone who has three young children but who doesn't want to be a mother anymore?
I know that this sounds completely irresponsible and selfish and cruel but I would appreciate help if you can take the time to read the details.
I'm going through a severe period of depression, and I'm having a hard time being a good parent. Can anyone give me advice on how to get through this without traumatizing my children? [more inside]
Will I be a good mother even though I have depression? Personal experiences would also be very appreciated!! [more inside]
Me: "Do you think about hurting yourself?" My son: "Suicide? All the time." Help us please. [more inside]