The Only Way Out is Through, Book Excerpt Part 1

I am delighted to announce the release of my next book, The Only Way Out is Through: a Ten Step Journey from Grief to Wholeness. It is being published by Rowman & Littlefield, and will be available online (Amazon and Barnes and Noble) starting February 8, 2018! This book is deeply personal, ... Read More

Creating a Successful Home Environment with a Nanny

Congratulations! You’ve hired a wonderful nanny to care for your child. Bringing someone into your home to care for your child can be a challenging task for many, one that is wrought with emotions and conflict. After all, you are opening up not just your home, but also your lives to a stranger, ... Read More

How to Hire the Right Nanny

tips for hiring the right nanny

It’s time: your maternity leave is about to end and you need to prepare to hire a caregiver for your child. Or perhaps you’ve moved to a new town and need to find a new nanny. Whatever your situation, I know that hiring someone else to care for your child in your absence can be an emotionally ... Read More

How to Prevent and Deal with Toddler Sibling Rivalry

Since the time of Cain and Abel, parents have had to struggle with sibling rivalry. In the not-to-distant past, parents have had to rely on their common sense and familial patterns of behavior to cope. Today, we are the beneficiaries of the information age and all those experts. Yet it still ... Read More

How to Teach Children the Value of Goal Setting

Exercise more. Eat a healthier diet. Get a new job. We're all familiar with some of the most common New Year's resolutions that adults set each year, but what about your kids? Have your children set any goals for the new year? While resolutions are a way to help many adults stay on track, ... Read More