When a parent learns he or she is seriously ill, one of the first challenges is how to tell the kids. Good Morning America parenting contributor and author Ann Pleshette Murphy has some good advice for any family dealing with a parent's serious illness.
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July 31, 2015 Perfectionistic concerns have a positive relationship with overall burnout and symptoms of burnout, research has found. Perfectionistic concerns can create stress, interfere with relationships and ... read more
July 30, 2015 As high school and college athletes hit the fields and courts in pre-season practice, concussion awareness should be part of their education, experts say, as most concussions happen during practice ... read more
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June 23, 2014 A cancer diagnosis affects the whole family, and a significant number of children of cancer patients may be at risk for emotional and behavioral problems. New research suggests that family ... read more
Mar. 20, 2014 Scientists have presented the most conclusive evidence yet that genes play a significant role in parenting. The study sheds light on another misconception: that parenting is solely a top-down process ... read more
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