Preventing Child Abuse When Tension Rises

Quarantined by COVID? Stuck at home in nasty weather? Laid up, laid off, or otherwise unable to get away from home? Then watch out for rising tension, one of the most common triggers of child abuse. Easy Targets When adults (or older siblings) who are stuck at home become stressed, frustrated, and angry, infants and […]

Protect Your Child from Abuse

A child begins life with wide-eyed innocence. How heartbreaking, then, when fear and pain drive out trust and innocence . . . when a child is abused or neglected. In honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month we at Choices Pregnancy Center want you to know we are here to help you keep your child […]

Angry Mommy

You’ve just lugged Baby, his diaper bag, and your groceries to the car, when you discover a tire is flat. Your cell phone rings. It’s your boss yelling at you for being late—again. Then, that smell tells you Baby filled the last of his diapers . . . and you forgot to buy more. Your […]

Staying Calm When You Don’t Feel Calm

Your baby cries. That is normal.  Yet, when your baby cries for long periods of time it can be very frustrating for you and create feelings of anger or resentment towards your baby.  It is important to remember that these feelings are normal and that most people have gone through a time where they have felt that […]