Health

Men’s Mental Health: The Unique Challenges and the Way Forward

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The data don’t lie: More men are likely to reach for the bottle than the phone when they need mental and emotional help. When it comes to dealing with life’s stresses—their job (or lack of it), relationship issues, health concerns—men prefer to suffer in silence or lash out rather than seek professional help, particularly in… Read More

How Moms Do It: Transitions Between Home and Work

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, roughly 73 percent of mothers today work outside the home. Still, many moms leave the workforce or reduce the number of hours they work while children are young, often returning to work later on. These work transitions can increase stress as parents and children adjust to new routines… Read More

Harper’s Playground: A Place for Everyone

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With spring in full swing, families are filling up local parks all over. One Saturday, I had some errands to do in Portland, and to reward my children for patiently accompanying me, we stopped at Arbor’s Lodge Park in Portland, which includes Harper’s Playground. Visiting a new park is always an exciting occasion, and this… Read More