Parenting

MOTOsafety and National Teen Driving Safety Week- Oct. 18-24, 2015

Avoid Impaired Driving: A Reminder for National Teen Driver Safety Week 2015 National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW) is October 18-24, 2015, and we are...

What To Do With The Kids” Day Care or In Home?

“I would NEVER put my baby in DAYCARE.”   I sat across the desk from this Mommy friend, five weeks pregnant, stunned that someone would...

Why Autism Spectrum Disorder Can Make Your Heart Hurt

Every mommy needs to laugh, even when there’s nothing to laugh about! And even when a mommy needs to cry, she can always find...

Road Safety Tips for Moms On-the-Go

With the school year in full swing, I have been spending the past few weeks prepping for the long road ahead (literally and figuratively)....

Successful Women Walking the Tightrope between Motherhood and Career – What Helps? What Hurts? A Psychoanalyst Speaks Out

How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their...

What’s Happened to Face-to-Face Conversations with Teens – Making Real Conversations the New Norm

The next time you talk to your teen, notice how often he or you share your attention with your smart phone. How long can...

A Letter to my Daughter Who Has ASD

Hey Baby, It’s mommy. This letter is to you, and about you, but I have no intention of your ever reading these words. More than...

The Value of Siblings, in Peace and Conflict

The number of kids in American families, as throughout the world, has declined over the last decades. Reasons for less kids vary; finances, careers...

Is My Anxiety Ruining the Fun?

Just chill. Its what I tell myself several times a day, and many times to no avail. Its hard. As crazy as it sounds,...

Should We Pay Kids for Grades? Yes or No?

Should You Pay Kids for Grades?  Yes or No? Sometimes parents think of kids school work as their job. This is true.  But then they...