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When There’s Hate, Remember Love is Stronger

“Hate isn’t new,” he calmly stated. “Cameras are new. This has always happened. And it’s always been wrong. But now more people know about it. More people see it happening. It empowers us to work harder at ending it.”

Five More Minutes

Five more minutes has forever been the lament of my son. It started with bedtimes when he was young, and continued through to high school.

The Magical Age When Parenting Gets Easier

I’ve asked myself countless times over my 15 years of parenting, “When the bleep is this going to get easier?”

Sometimes You Just Need Some Rainbows

I'll never forget when an adult in my life told me "rainbows are for sissies." I was a theater kid, remember? We WERE different.

20 Life Lessons I Want my Kids to Learn

As a psychologist, I often reflect on the things that make people happy (or rather, “content.” No one is actually “happy” all the time). Through my work I get glimpses into the things that matter—the behaviors and ways of thinking that lead to satisfaction, and those that lead to misery.  And...

How to Talk to Your Child About Death

What do you do when there is a death that directly impacts your child? A person or a pet that is physically part of their life?
girl's weekend

Ditch the Mom Guilt and Take a Girl’s Weekend

Mom needs some time to relax and refresh too - so ditch the mom guilt and spend some time catching up with your besties on a girl's weekend in Vegas.

When I Finally Realized I Had It All

“Women can’t have it all”, they say. “It’s not possible.”I wore that weight for a long time, thinking that I couldn’t have everything my heart desired.

My Son Cried When I Told Him Where Babies Come From

When I became pregnant with my second child, besides how the baby got there, nothing intrigued my son more than how the baby would get out.

If You’re Terrified, Do It Anyway!

I’m terrified. Those words have passed my lips in regards to getting on a plane, working with people I’ve never met, walking to my car in the dark...