Reese Witherspoon: I Feel ‘Totally Overwhelmed’ as a Working Mom

Reese Witherspoon: I Feel ‘Totally Overwhelmed’ as a Working Mom

“I feel like I’m constantly counteracting pressure from the parents who want to make the lives of their kids golden and magical at all moments,” she told Fast Company in November 2018.I said, ‘Aves, maybe you’re bad at basketball.’ She thought that was mean.

Pregnant with coronavirus: A labor and delivery nurse shares a message of hope

Pregnant with coronavirus: A labor and delivery nurse shares a message of hope

Where I work, we’re still allowing women to bring a support person with her to get through the birthing process, although of course, nothing is guaranteed and each hospital has to adjust policies depending on the situation to keep everyone safe.

Cellphone-related injuries on the rise, study finds

Cellphone-related injuries on the rise, study finds

Dr. Boris Paskhover, a reconstructive surgeon and the lead author of the new paper, started looking into the statistics after seeing patients with broken jaws or facial wounds who would tell him they fell while staring at their phones and not paying attention to their surroundings.“I don’t think people are aware of how fragile we are as humans.

Be an Ally to Your Family’s "Black Sheep" During the Holidays

Be an Ally to Your Family’s "Black Sheep" During the Holidays

My research shows that events like family holiday parties, Christmas services, and formal dinners are times when marginalized family members (black sheep) report feeling either very excluded and disapproved of or very included.

What Are the Neural Roots of Procrastination?

What Are the Neural Roots of Procrastination?

The emotional aversiveness piece of procrastination comes from the activity of the parahippocampus (involved in memory ), which remembers how aversive the task was in the past (i.e., you really don’t like that friend you were supposed to meet for coffee).

Why Do We Experience Fatigue?

Why Do We Experience Fatigue?

In another study with a simple but effective design, Jasper Hopstaken and colleagues asked participants to do a mentally demanding task for 90 minutes (yep, no questions about the strength of this fatigue manipulation).

Does Music Impair Creativity?

Does Music Impair Creativity?

In recent years, scientists have moved away from this measure because it fails to capture “convergent thinking,” which refers to the process of making connections between seemingly distinct concepts to come up with a novel and creative solution.

These butterfly wings are the perfect Halloween accessory

These butterfly wings are the perfect Halloween accessory

AmazonIf you're looking for another option, these wings by Hitop are currently an Amazon bestseller and come in tons of styles, with some also available with Prime shipping.Fun World Butterfly Wings.

6 Common Causes of Procrastination

6 Common Causes of Procrastination

Procrastination tends to cause relationship stress , especially when couples are more established, are making life decisions together, and are reliant on each other for important tasks like filing taxes.Many types of creative work (very broadly defined) benefit from people taking some time away from the project and looking at it with fresh eyes.

How to talk to children about their mental health: An age-by-age guide

How to talk to children about their mental health: An age-by-age guide

Experts say parents should talk to their children about their mental health from a young age to help them accurately identify feelings and develop coping mechanisms.By high school, teens are trying to figure out how they can talk to their parents about mental health.

Two Concepts of the True Self

Two Concepts of the True Self

It’s tempting to say that what’s going on at the office party when you don’t feel like you can be yourself or you ruin your diet by stuffing your face is that you’re not exhibiting your true self.

3 Ways to Raise Independent Children

3 Ways to Raise Independent Children

As parents, we tend to be the Master of Systems, but what if we asked our children and teens questions like, “What kind of system or chart can we put in place to help you get ready in the morning?

Managing College Transitions: A Guide For Parents

Managing College Transitions: A Guide For Parents

It’s one of the most exciting, and scary, times in your parenting journey: sending your teenager off to college.Learn to expect and accept that this is a difficult time, as your teen becomes a self-sufficient young adult.

The elusive oxygen mask of motherhood

The elusive oxygen mask of motherhood

At thirty-thousand feet, the two-second manoeuvre seems entirely feasible, however back on the ground, where life is inherently unpredictable, I wonder what the oxygen mask of self care looks like, especially with little ones under foot.

Routine Test for Pancreatic Cancer Not Warranted

Routine Test for Pancreatic Cancer Not Warranted

TUESDAY, Aug. 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- There's nothing to be gained by screening for pancreatic cancer in people with no signs or symptoms of the lethal tumor, according to an influential U.S. panel of experts.

The NBA Makes an Effort to Promote Mental Wellness

The NBA Makes an Effort to Promote Mental Wellness

It is important to step back and note that the first and potentially most critical step made towards mental wellness within the field of professional basketball is credited to the athletes who spoke their truth.

Five Ways to Manage Disrespect from Students Today

Five Ways to Manage Disrespect from Students Today

During the 2017-2018 school year, more educators asked me for ideas about managing disrespectful students than any year in my memory . 1) Unlike past generations, kids today are not conditioned to respect elders. 3) Kids don’t see respect modeled or earned by older generations.

When a mom in ER with sick baby needed coffee, internet friends helped

When a mom in ER with sick baby needed coffee, internet friends helped

I’m in the er and I can’t leave my daughter alone, but I really need a coffee.” She illustrated her post with a picture of her 18-month-old daughter, Amira, who has been waiting 400 days for a heart transplant.

Combating the Creative Barrier of Precrastination

Combating the Creative Barrier of Precrastination

In your creative process and innovative endeavors, do you allow yourself (and your team) to engage in "purposeful decision deferral"—as Composer Z permitted himself to do during the creation of a new and challengingly innovative work—so as to avoid early stage commitments that are poorly grounded in your understanding of what a project could be?

Shaq's mom on what it takes to mother an NBA giant

Shaq's mom on what it takes to mother an NBA giant

"I really didn't know what she meant then, because I was just a young mother trying to make sure he was taken care of," Lucille told TODAY's Sheinelle Jones.

How AI Can Detect Children with Anxiety and Depression

How AI Can Detect Children with Anxiety and Depression

Having a tool that can objectively screen children for anxiety and depression is a valuable asset for early childhood intervention in order to prevent future problems that can lead to substance abuse , suicide risk, and other mental health issues.

Birthday party etiquette: Mum charges $20 to attend daughter's party

Birthday party etiquette: Mum charges $20 to attend daughter's party

A woman has written to the Boston Globe's Miss Conduct advice column about a close friend, who charges her child's party guests a cover charge to attend. You're being a real jerk to ask your guests to pay for a party for your kid," replied one person.

An open letter to my small breasts: 'I'm sorry I underestimated you'

An open letter to my small breasts: 'I'm sorry I underestimated you'

How I looked forward to the promise of swelling breast size and finally being able to fill out an adult sized bra!. Suddenly my previously cute, pink areolas turned into giant dark saucers that dominated my small breasts.

5 giant chocolate Easter Bunnies you can order for Sunday

5 giant chocolate Easter Bunnies you can order for Sunday

One bunny on this list could even take a month to finish if you're working on it alone as it's about the size of Cadbury's new Easter Bunny bulldog mascot .Without further ado, here are five giant chocolate Easter bunnies (and one adorable pre-made Easter basket — complete with a cuddly toy) you can order today or tomorrow and still get it in time for Easter Sunday festivities.

'My ex's new rich girlfriend should help support my son'

'My ex's new rich girlfriend should help support my son'

The mum said this "new, younger girlfriend" has "outright refused and quite rudely stated that my son is not her responsibility and her finances are none of my business.". Do you think it's reasonable to expect your partner's new girlfriend to help support your child?

Last-minute Easter basket ideas for babies, kids and teens

Last-minute Easter basket ideas for babies, kids and teens

With less than a week to go until Peter Cottontail comes hopping down the bunny trail, we've rounded up some last-minute Easter basket ideas for kids of all ages: babies , toddlers , kids and teens .

Her sister couldn't get pregnant. Now she is carrying twins for her twin.

Her sister couldn't get pregnant. Now she is carrying twins for her twin.

Former ASU women's basketball player Jill Noe, right, is carrying twins as a surrogate for her twin sister Whitney, who is unable to have children. Former ASU women's basketball player Jill Noe talks about serving as a surrogate for her twin sister Whitney's twin children.

How to Say Goodbye in the Best Way Possible

How to Say Goodbye in the Best Way Possible

New research by University of Hamburg’s Bettina Schwörer and colleagues (2019) shows how ending in a “well-rounded way” can help you avoid those feelings of regret as you make important life transitions.

Forgetting to Remember the Past

Forgetting to Remember the Past

Participants in the voluntary condition were presented with the sounds and asked to try to retrieve a scene from the encoding task in response to each one, and to describe that scene in one to three keywords.

Does Awareness Reduce Racial Bias?

Does Awareness Reduce Racial Bias?

To fully understand the story, we must travel back to 2007, when an academic study concluded that NBA referees called more fouls against black players than whites. The foul calling bias persisted in the aftermath of the study but not once the media brought the story under public scrutiny.