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The blog is a forum for sharing news, opinions and best practices related to maternal and infant health, early child development, healthy families and healthy communities in Delaware.

Toxic Stress and Childhood Development

April 25, 2014

We all know the feeling. You have a crazy day at work, you get in an argument with a friend, and you lose the car keys. Stress is an inescapable part of life that not only gives you a mental headache, but also causes physical harm to your body. When you feel threatened, your body[…..]

Stress: It Happens to All of Us

April 17, 2014

It happens to all of us. You’re running late for work, fighting with a loved one, you feel a cold coming on and on top of it all…your car won’t start!  Even though you may feel like you are the only one having a mental breakdown, stress is a part of daily life. Stress is[…..]