Molly Prevette

7 Added | 3 Magazines | 7 Likes | @MollyPrevette | Keep up with Molly Prevette on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Molly Prevette”

50 Inside Secrets From School Employees

We asked everyone who works in the building what you need to know before Day 1. Here are 50 of their most surprising comments!<p>Ease First-Day Jitters<p>Is your “baby” starting school this year? Follow these strategies for more smiles and fewer tears.<p><b>1.</b> “If your child’s school has an open house in the …

North Carolina

Harmful effects of spanking a toddler can trigger bad behavior — even 10 years later

A new study finds spanking and other physical discipline techniques continue to have adverse effects on children for far longer than originally thought.<p>Children spanked when they were as young as 15 months old displayed negative temperament and were less likely to show positive behaviors in the …

Psychology

Antimicrobials and Pregnancy: Should you Worry?

Using popular products that include the chemical triclocarban (TCC) could permanently impact your child's metabolism, according to a new study.<p>If you're exposed to triclocarban (TCC), an antibacterial chemical found in soaps and lotions, the chemical may potentially transfer from you to your fetus …

Pregnancy

What All Brides-to-Be Should Discuss with Their Ob-Gyn

Aside from an annual checkup, many women, including brides-to-be, don’t often think too much about their female reproductive system when it comes to overall health. Yet for brides about to embark on the next chapter of their lives, it’s incredibly important to be on top of, and educated about, your …

Pregnancy

Postpartum Stress Syndrome: What You Need to Know

Postpartum depression is a fairly common condition that can impact new moms. The hallmark symptoms of PPD: overwhelming sadness, feelings of hopelessness, worthlessness, and low self-esteem. But what you might not know is that new moms can experience PPD-like symptoms without actually having the …

Depression

In Taiwan, the miserable postpartum period is an increasingly lavish five-star experience

Taipei, Taiwan<p>Some women compare it to going to prison (paywall) after having a child, but Taiwan is turning the tradition of postpartum confinement for mothers into a luxury getaway—with baby in tow.<p>The millennia-old practice of postpartum confinement, or <i>zuoyuezi</i> (literally “sitting the month”), …

Pregnancy

Illustrator Captures The Happiness Of Living Alone

I've lived with a roommate or significant other my entire adult life so I don't know what it's like to live alone, but according to these …

Happiness