July 9, 2014 |

More Book News – Mindfulness for Parents and Children!

Posted in: PsychCentral.com

Once again, a few weeks have gone by since I’ve updated the blog. And once again, it’s because I’ve been happily...

June 20, 2014 |

Take a Deep Breath And Don’t Throw Your Kids in a Canyon

Posted in: Kveller.com

This week’s torah portion, Korah, really resonated with me. Basically, Korah, a Levite, was tired, hungry, and...

June 17, 2014 |

Acceptance and Mindful Parenting: What Does It Really Look Like?

Posted in: PsychCentral.com

One of the core ideas of mindfulness is acceptance. When we adopt a mindful stance towards life, we make a...

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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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Parenting in the Present Moment: How to Stay Focused on What Really Matters

I am thrilled to announce that my first book, Parenting in the Present Moment: How to Stay Focused on What Really Matters, will be published by Parallax Press in October, 2014. It is currently available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & NobleIndieBoundParallax Press, and Powell’s.

Here’s a short excerpt:

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