November 2, 2014 |
Posted in: Parenting
It’s NaBloPoMo, which stands for National Blog Writing Month. The idea is to write a blog post for every day in...
October 29, 2014 |
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...
October 20, 2014 |
Posted in: Kveller.com
Two and a half days for Rosh Hashanah. Half a day for Yom Kippur. Two and a half days for Sukkot. Two days for...
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.