When I was pregnant with each of my three children, I went through a manic nesting stage. I cleaned the house, bought things for the baby and baby proofed the […]
The pressure on these kids to go to the best schools in the country is rather outrageous.
My daughter is a senior in high school this year. She will be […]
I know I'm late to the party when I tell you that I just finished watching the movie, "Inside Out". As a psychologist and a life coach, I absolutely loved […]
As my three children get older, it appears that they are going to do what they want to do. It’s shocking. I was really hoping that they would let me […]
This week my oldest son left to work in Europe for the next ten months. When he gets back, he is planning to go to graduate school. Those are both […]
Dear Mean Mama,
Last week I was at Bed, Bath, and Beyond and I accidentally bumped against you while you were looking at lamps. You very nastily snapped at me […]
When I was a kid, I loved summer break because it meant lots more time for me to read. If my mom didn’t make me go outside every day, I […]
At the side of our home are two beautiful trees. They bloom once a year with soft, fluffy white blossoms. When the two trees are in full bloom they are […]
This weekend my oldest child will graduate from college. As with so many other major parenting events, this one brings a whole host of mixed feelings from pride and joy […]
The constant harping to "be careful" is making our children afraid of everything.
I recently sent one of my children off to college and my other two off to high […]