October 2, 2014 |
Posted in: Psychology Today
Here’s how the conversation usually goes: “So, what do you do?” “I’m a social worker.” “What kind of social work...
September 29, 2014 |
Posted in: Uncategorized
What is mindful parenting? Mindful parenting is just about applying the skills of mindfulness to our...
September 26, 2014 |
Posted in: Parenting in the Present Moment
I must confess, I am still in shock about the amazing feedback I’m getting about my forthcoming book,...
Here’s the thing. I love being a mother. More than pretty much anything else I’ve ever done. My daughters are hilarious and silly and loving and curious and so unbelievably earnest. They crack me up, remind me not to take myself too seriously, and to paraphrase Jack Nicholson, they make me want to be a better person.
And they make me nuts. As I don’t need to tell you, parenting is hard. Somedays it’s just ugh-I-really-don’t-want-to-pack-another-lunch hard, some days it’s if-this-child-throws-one-more-tantrum-I’m-going-to-lose-my-mind hard, and some days it’s painful and scary and confusing and knock-me-off-my-center hard.Read More
I am thrilled to announce that my first book, Parenting in the Present Moment: How to Stay Focused on What Really Matters, is now available in bookstores everywhere and on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound, Parallax Press, and Powell’s.Read More
I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.