Like many other topics that are covered in the media, the issue of bullying is a worrisome one. Many parents are fearful that their child will be bullied at school. Luckily, there are powerful ways we can support our children so they have something to fall back on should the situation arise. One emerging approach […]
Here are some posts I have written for engaged, married and committed couples.
Becoming a mom can be a huge adjustment. While you are pregnant it is all about taking care of you. But once the baby arrives, the focus immediately shifts and all of a sudden you are spending most of your time taking care of your baby. Work, fun, and leisure time used to be relatively […]
Last week I wrote about the new science of self-compassion in the Washington Post blog, ‘On Parenting.’ Writing that post got me thinking about how our society treats us when we first become mothers. I wonder if this could be part of why it’s so hard for us to actually be kind to ourselves? Think […]
The early years with young kids is often remembered as a sleep- deprived time accompanied by unavoidable squabbles with our partners. This may seem like a rite of passage, but is there a way for parent couples to stay connected in the face of the everyday resentments that can pop up along the way? John […]