Emerging Advice: Smart Phones and Middle Schoolers

Middle school can be a brutal time socially for all the reasons we remember: cliques and social conformity. The cool kids and the not cool ones. Bullies. The only thing worse than middle school as it was: the addition of Instagram and Snapchat,...

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A beginner’s guide to mindful parenting

If you have been to a yoga class, maybe you’ve heard an instructor say something about “finding yoga off the mat.” What she or he is describing is mindfulness, the process of adding consciousness and awareness to daily interactions.It is powerful stuff. With...

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Paradoxes of parenthood: Louie CK as guru

How this guy empowered me to embrace the paradoxes of parenthood  Early in my mom years, I heard the well-known bit from Louis CK about the many paradoxes of parenthood. He explained that , even though he loves his kids intensely, being a parent...

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Welcome To My Online Home

Welcome to my new online home!  Yes I keep a low profile, and yes I’ve been lurking about some. But I’ve also been up to a few things. I’m married and the mom of two feisty girls. Oh, and we live in New...

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