“[W]e need to be grounded in who we are before we can have healthy relationships with others.” Read more of about how to connect to yourself and practice self-compassion in this piece I was interviewed in by Margarita Tartakovsky at Psych Central.
In DC (and in many other cities) there seems to be a lack of time. We are all rushing to work, school and back home again. What can we parents do to slow things down to be there for our kids and family? Read on to learn more in this article I wrote a while back for the National Association of Social Worker’s Help Starts Here.
It can be challenging to support your child sometimes if they are wired to be a little on the anxious or intense side. These periods of overwhelm often strike without warning. Sleepovers, tests, teams, all these can trigger anxiety or upset which can lead to worry, sleep problems, and general stress. As parents, it can […]
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 […]