Writing

October 2, 2014 |

I’m Not a Parenting Expert. I Wrote a Parenting Book Anyway.

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 |

A Mindful Time of Year: An Interview with Julie Levine

Posted in: Uncategorized

What is mindful parenting?  Mindful parenting is just about applying the skills of mindfulness to our...

September 26, 2014 |

Advance Praise for Parenting in the Present Moment!

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,...

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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