Tag: parenting

4 Ways to Combat Holiday Stress

A surge in festive decorations, homemade treats, and heartwarming made-for-TV movies have cued the holiday cheer at the Lantern office. While the holiday season is an opportunity to reconnect with family and celebrate the end of the year, it’s also a major source of stress for Americans. According to a poll by the American Psychological […]


Caregiver Stress: 4 Ways to Take Care of Yourself

This is a guest post by Mango Health for Lantern. In the past year, about 43.5 million adults in the United States provided unpaid care to an adult or a child according to an AARP research report, and roughly one in five of the people surveyed identified themselves as caregivers. While many of us spend […]


Helicopter parenting makes you miserable: 3 ways to reclaim your life to benefit the whole family

There are so many modern parenting guides for raising successful (and intelligent, moral, creative, vegan, eco-friendly, bilingual, and musical) children, that trying to navigate the child-care section at the bookstore—let alone parenting itself—can be confusing. The sheer number of parenting books highlights our concern for our kids’ well-being. But our well-intentioned desire to shape our […]


How I overcame the guilt and stress of being a working mom

I was in the peak of the career race to the top within the highly competitive advertising industry when I had my two daughters. Excitement about being a mom and about my affinity for my career were both so fresh in my early thirties that I wasn’t clear on how to do both things well—or […]