Helen Jones, Ph D, RN, APN is a former PSI board member, published author, family therapist specializing in perinatal mood disorders, and Professor of Nursing at Raritan Valley Community College in NJ.Linda Klempner, Ph D is a licensed clinical psychologist and director of Women’s Health Counseling & Psychotherapy in Teaneck, N. Suma Karandikar, MA, LCPC, is a Co-Founder of the Postpartum Wellness Center, LLC, a private practice in Illinois dedicated to serving women and their families during the perinatal time.Previous to her private practice, Suma served as the Clinical Director at a Community Counseling center for Pregnancy Help and Education.Suma has received highly specialized training in perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.The Bump: This forum lets you connect with other women to discuss pregnancy, babies, and toddlers up to 24 months old.It also has message boards based on location - you might be able to turn a virtual conversation into an in-person meetup!Babycenter: Find thousands of groups on the topics of pregnancy, babies, and raising children.
My mom has instilled in us the passion to preserve these memories and share them with our own families.
Congratulations to our winner and honorable mentions - you can read their stories and many of our other favorites below. Every meal, every celebration; begins with mom in the kitchen.
From early childhood, my mom has always included my siblings and I in generational family traditions like re-creating ethnic dishes for Christmas Eve dinner, making homemade sauce for Sunday family dinner, or even a casual bbq surrounded with friends and family.
Arden said, she decided she would talk about it, but that it was “totally unacceptable” to ask a woman that in the workplace.
Her critics say, employers have a right to know so they can allow the time for the moms to take leave.