How to Repair a Broken Blended Family

  BananaStock/BananaStock/Getty Images Maintaining a strong family bond is often difficult for a traditional family unit, but the added stresses of a blended family can make that goal seem impossible. Parents love their kids with all their hearts and tend to get angry and upset when they feel that their kids aren’t being treated kindly.…

How to fix a broken stepfamily

How to fix a broken stepfamily Parents who remarry need to create a plan with their spouse before the transition, says psychotherapist M. Gary Neuman     TODAY   updated 4/14/2005 There are more than 22 million stepfamilies in America, and each one comes with its own set of challenges in combining different attitudes and lifestyles.…

Family breakdown

Family breakdown When a family breaks up because parents decide to separate, young people have a lot to deal with. Parents may be tied up with their own emotional issues and not very supportive. Young people may face many emotions and problems as they get used to new circumstances.       Family breakdown Family…

How Children Inherit Anxiety And Depression From Their Parents

New study provides insights into how parents pass anxiety and depression onto their children. An over-active network of brain areas is central to how children inherit anxiety and depression from their parents. The network consists of three regions in the brain which work together to control the fear-response. Genes passed down from parents to children…