we bring our experiences from our first family, or our family of origin into our current family. Everyone does this. It doesn’t have to be seen as a negative as long as we are aware of what we are bringing to the table. Read more about this in a post I wrote for Thee Washington Post blog, On Parenting.
Despite what you might have heard about needing to prepare for the day when your teen hates or rejects you, what you need to do is just shift a little in your thinking and get creative about how to forge new connections. Read more in this post I wrote for the Washington Post blog, On Parenting.
Remember You before age 11 or 12? Your child self had all the time in the world to dream and explore interests and hobbies. These days as we mother, it may feel like that high energy and exuberance is on some kind of semi-permanent hiatus. You might be asking yourself, “What happened to the part […]
Are you the daughter of a narcissistic mother? Read an interview I did with Dr. Karyl McBride, author of “Will I Ever Be Good Enough: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers.” This post was featured in The Washington Post blog, On Parenting.