Survival Guides For Working Moms

Millions of moms are trying to balance, or at least juggle, work and family responsibilities, but it isn’t easy. Are the headlines about the importance of breastfeeding and the risks of bacon and hot dogs helpful information or just adding to your guilt? And as more of us find ourselves sandwiched between children who need them and aging parents who need them, how will we cope?

The National Center for Health Research takes a close look at what the research tells us, balancing scientific evidence with the realities of people’s lives. These short survival guides may make your life a little easier!

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Can stress make you sick?

Here’s what you need to know about the benefits and risk of stress in our daily lives, and how to cope better. Learn more, download our PDF guide.

Having fun in the sun

Here’s what you need to know to keep your family safe in the sun and in the water, especially in the summer. Learn more, download our PDF guide.

Happy birthday to you!

Birthday celebrations for kids can be challenging – how can you make the celebration fun but not overwhelming? Learn more, download our PDF guide.

What does TV teach your children?

Kids love TV, but some TV is better for them than others – and it isn’t always obvious! Learn more, download our PDF guide.

What kind of child care is best for our family?

Here’s some good advice on how to choose the best kind of child care for your family. Learn more, download our PDF guide.

How can I teach my kids to behave?

Why don’t my kids behave?  Here’s what you need to know. Learn more, download our PDF guide.

Are you getting enough sleep?

Sleep is more important for you and your kids than most of us realize.  Here’s some basics to make your lives better. Learn more, download our PDF guide.

Feeding my family healthy foods

We want to feed our family healthier food, so here’s some tips if you have very limited time to prepare meals. Learn more, download our PDF guide.

Coping with the holidays

We love the holidays, but they can be overwhelming.  This will help you cope. Learn more, download our PDF guide.

Organizing home and life

Too much to do and not enough time to do it?  Here’s some time tested strategies. Learn more, download our PDF guide.