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, […]
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 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.
Time. It’s what many of us parents need more of these days. The hours in a day compress into a persistent ticking on an internal timepiece as we try to pack it all in. Like you, I treasure time with my family but this doesn’t stop me from measuring that time. When things start to […]