Chanukah comes early this year and Christmas and Kwanzaa are not far behind. If you are one half of an interfaith couple or family, it can be helpful to check in with each other about your vision for the holidays. This doesn’t have to be too arduous if you keep in mind one of my […]
Below are some posts I have written for families.
By Margarita Tartakovsky, MS Associate Editor, PsychCentral.com Psychotherapist Jenifer Hope, LCPC, has worked with many families whose biggest concern is detachment. They feel as though they’re forgetting who their loved ones really are. They don’t have time to get to know their children. “They feel isolated within their own family because everyone is so busy, […]
It’s 9 PM and you’re exhausted after a busy work and parenting day. Lately, it’s been getting harder to get the kids to sleep on time and you feel like your partner isn’t helping you the way you’d like. You’re feeling stressed, unsupported and angry. It can be tough to shift our way of communicating because […]
Here’s the story. Julia and Joel have always been the couple you can count on until this sixth and final season of NBC’s Parenthood. Lately, they’ve been missing each other since Julia quit her corporate law job to stay home with the kids and Joel went back to work. Now, they can’t seem to communicate or even […]