September 2011

  • Illustration of a mom and dad texting their teenage daughter.

    Risky Business

    Dealing With Your Teen’s Behavior

    Adolescence can be a bewildering time—for both teens and parents. Learning about teen development can help parents nurture children’s strengths and shepherd them over the rough spots.

  • Illustration of an unhappy mom and her infant.

    When a Bundle of Joy Brings Sorrow

    Recognizing Postpartum Depression

    It’s normal to have anxieties while adjusting to parenthood. But after giving birth, some women develop a more extreme condition—a depression that persists for at least 2 weeks. This disorder, called postpartum depression, requires medical attention.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Bryan Ewsichek (design)
  • Belle Waring
  • Harrison Wein