A few weeks ago I had a positive phone call with my oldest son’s teacher.  He had decided not to try out for his school’s...

The word NO:  How does something that looks and sound so simple have such weighted implications?  In general, for women especially, saying no is not...

There is a tipping point.  It is the place we arrive when we can no longer tolerate a behavior from our children.  Your tipping point...

As a stay-at-home parent I have steered clear of the so-called 'Mommy Wars'.  Parenting is hard enough without expending energy into judging the choices of...

Over the weekend my husband noted, and accurately so, that I was on edge.  To him this edginess seemed inexplicable and from his perspective, it...

After spending several days in close proximity to my family, I noticed something.  While being the lone female member of my household, I was all...

It's that time of year again.  We are all crazed with endless holiday obligations.  There's so much to remember in addition to our regular commitments,...

Sometimes I wonder if my kids wish I had never learned to read.  I am constantly reading books about parenting and ways to improve our...

I recently ran into a mom while out shopping.  She looked remarkably put together, especially since I usually only see her at the gym, and...

Remember those first few moments of terror when your newborn baby came home for the very first time?  Then there was that excruciating car ride...