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.
Take a look at some posts I have written about parents.
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 […]
What’s a parent to do to feel more balanced and in tune? Read more about how parents can practice mindfulness everyday in a post I wrote for The Washington Post blog, On Parenting.
Transitions happen all the time. Schools out. Summer’s here. Vacations, camp, back-to-school, moving, sleep schedules, birthdays, illness. All of these shifts can throw a person off kilter. Trying to get back to center where equanimity reigns can feel like an uphill battle. So many of us instinctively push away our strong feelings because they seem […]