September 11, 2019
Anger is a typical, healthy emotional response to outside stressors. How do we help our teens feel anger without going overboard?
September 6, 2019
Dear Daughter, Tomorrow you start high school and I couldn't be more excited for you. There are a few things I'd like to share with you before you go...
July 2, 2019
Every summer I vow to make a summer bucket list with my family. I decided to draw up a bucket list that only a mom could truly appreciate.
June 13, 2019
It was not an easy week, neigh month. My daughter's prom was approaching, but no date was secured (that we knew of), no dress delivered, no plans yet made.
May 28, 2019
A recent conversation with my daughter reminded me what amazing adults my kids are growing into. I can't wait to be friends with my kids.
April 29, 2019
Spring is here and with it the time-honored mother/daughter prom dress shopping expedition. An entire day of bonding—what could be better?
April 22, 2019
Two of my kids are transitioning to new schools this years. They're not anxious about academics, they're worried about losing friends.
April 12, 2019
My point today is that not EVERY situation requires intervention. We want to grow responsible, compassionate humans. To fail is to grow.
March 22, 2019
I heard the principal's measured voice on a recorded message saying the words no parent ever wants to hear: there was a gun at school.