Just Listen

I am asking you to do one thing today to care for you, and those around you, just listen.  You may be wondering why you should listen to advice from me. Let me introduce myself…I am, like many of you, a mother. I am also a seasoned teacher with a background in psychology and sociology.Continue reading “Just Listen”

Girl Friends

“Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.” George Eliot What would women do without our girlfriends? I have different girlfriend groups. My primary group is one that started when we had young children- my “mom friends”. We first met when our children wereContinue reading “Girl Friends”

Children and Media- Young Children

From interactions with my patients and their families, I am increasingly concerned about the impact of digital media on our children who are growing up in environments saturated with technology. I had the mother of a two-year-old patient insist he was getting his “own” tablet as a present, and she became very upset when IContinue reading “Children and Media- Young Children”