To the Mom Who Shamed Me For Letting My Daughter Be A Cheerleader (Published In Kveller)

“How can you let your daughter be a cheerleader? I mean, you’re a professional, educated woman! How could you want THAT for your child?” It took me longer than I care to admit to process that comment and get over Continue reading To the Mom Who Shamed Me For Letting My Daughter Be A Cheerleader (Published In Kveller)

4 Inspiring Life Lessons I Learned From My Teenage Son (Published in The Huffington Post)

I’m sending my son off to college at the end of the summer. I’m trying not to be a wreck and hope that lots of what I taught him these past 18 years will stick. I’m also hoping that lots Continue reading 4 Inspiring Life Lessons I Learned From My Teenage Son (Published in The Huffington Post)

3 Ways To Avoid Toxic Friendships (Published In The Huffington Post)

While hibernating this past frigid winter, I made peace with the realization that middle school politics lay the foundation for navigating adult friendships. We tell our teens to surround themselves with true friends who promote positivity and healthy self-esteem. Shouldn’t Continue reading 3 Ways To Avoid Toxic Friendships (Published In The Huffington Post)