My hair became impossibly thick. I started getting teased in grade school as the adorable curls morphed into some curls, some shag carpeting.
The next time someone says, “you can just adopt”, feel free to kindly remind them that adoption is much harder than one would ever guess.
Learning to find my way home when I was lost, has allowed me to teach my three children that they, too, can go wherever they want to.
Four years ago, I spent a very rainy Friday afternoon in a temple sitting with other mourners as I listened to a rabbi say beautiful things about a friend I knew…
When kids see their parents volunteering for various causes, they consider it the norm. We help people–it’s just what we do. We volunteer as a family.
Last week, supermodel Chrissy Teigen was photographed with husband John Legend in the background, and he appears to be cringing.
Facebook is a lot like how I imagine quicksand to be. If you tread lightly, you are fine, but if you linger a little too long you start to get sucked in.
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.
Why is it that the second your first child leaves your womb, there’s a line of people out the door ready to bombard you with unsolicited advice?
Left to my own devices, I wonder if we are being supportive of other mothers in this world. I wonder if we need to put down those devices and wake up.
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Warning: Do not embarrass your teen with these techniques at home. These stunts were performed by an untrained teen parent, and they did not go well.
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
As our kids grow, the firsts come less frequently and the time stretched between them lengthen. We don’t celebrate the later milestones.
My children take melatonin. Every. Single. Night. We refer to their nightly doses as their “meds.” As in, “Are you ready to brush your teeth, or do you still need your meds?”