Having a baby after the age of 40 has become an increasingly common occurrence. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Preventiom (CDC) (CDC) explains that the rate has increased since the 1970s, with the number of first-time births among women ages 40 to 44 more than doubling between 1990 and 2012.
In a post #MeToo world, many parents of young boys are anxious to find a better way forward for their sons. Luckily, there are many things parents can do to foster a positive environment in which their sons can flourish and thrive, and be proud of who they grow up to be.
All kids feel anxious or stressed sometimes, like when they’re getting ready for a big test. But kids who learn and think differently may feel stress more often or more intensely. Self-soothing techniques can help them relax and regain their sense of control.