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.
We moms are so busy that sometimes we lose the connection to our creative selves. Read on for some thoughts/resources on how to find your “flow” and help bring your heart and mind together from Guest Blogger, Amy Tatsumi. What makes you feel alive? What allows you to be connected to your true self? For […]
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 […]