“Think about raising a kid who will be a happy 35-year-old: an adult who will be content with what they do, thrilled about their contribution, be hardworking, have social/emotional intelligence, and a collaborative spirit.” Ken Ginsburg , author of Letting Go of Love and Confidence. Check out my interview with him here in the Washington Post blog, On Parenting.
Below are some posts I have written for families.
“The idea of celebrating two religions may seem confusing to those who were raised in monofaith environments…For children raised in interfaith communities, though, it’s completely normal.” Susan Katz Miller, author Being Both
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.