Writing

November 24, 2014 |

Great Review in Parents Magazine!

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I’m so pleased about this great review of Parenting in the Present Moment that came out in the December...

November 13, 2014 |

My Top Ten Favorite Parenting Resources

Posted in: PsychCentral.com

I’m back! Sorry I disappeared for a while, folks. I’ve been busy with book talks for Parenting in the Present...

October 29, 2014 |

Actually, We Have Lots of Chances to Raise Our Kids Right

Posted in: PsychCentral.com

I recently came across a Facebook meme that said, “You only get one chance to raise your kids right.” My gut...

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About Me

Halloween PicHere’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.

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Books

Parenting In Present Moment Cover SmallParenting in the Present Moment: How to Stay Focused on What Matters

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 & NobleIndieBoundParallax Press, and Powell’s.

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I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.
- Jewish Proverb