Mental Health

It's important to get kids with mental health problems the help that they need. Learn about anxiety disorders, ADHD, OCD, dyslexia, and more.

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My Struggle With Depression Has Made Me a Better Mom During the Pandemic

These days, when my son feels overwhelmed and helpless, I gently encourage him to make the small decisions that have helped me feel brighter for years.

I'm a Mom With Violent, Intrusive Thoughts, The Lesser-Known Symptom of OCD

Harm-centered intrusive thoughts can be a sign of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) that all-too-often flies under the radar. One mom shares her journey to a diagnosis—and a fear-free life.

4 Top Concerns of Parenting With Mental Illness and How to Work Through Them

Having a mental illness does not have to stand in the way of having kids. Experts discuss top concerns they hear from parents and offer advice.

3 Meditations to Help Little Kids Handle Big Emotions

Anxiety and depression in kids have been on the rise recently. Meditation offers one way to manage difficult emotions.

Project Mental (Un)Load: We Need to Talk About the Unspoken Burdens of Parenthood

It's a known fact that parenting isn't easy, but we don't talk enough about how the burdens of parenthood impact all communities differently. Parents.com wants to start a new dialogue about motherhood and fatherhood to get the change we need to thrive as parents.

More Mental Health

The Mental Load Starts Long Before You’re Ever a Parent

The cognitive and emotional labor that goes into raising kids and running a household originates and evolves over the course of the parenting journey, according to experts.

Therapy Made Me a Less Angry Dad

I was waking up angry every day and I didn't know why. Seeing a therapist gave me a reality check and helped me find ways to deal with the stress of parenting.