3 Ways That Limiting My Phone Use Reconnected Me with My Family (Published in The Huffington Post)

Now that my son is a sophomore in college, he’s had some mental and physical distance from us, giving him insightful and at times critical perspective on our household. It’s rewarding when he appreciates home cooked meals, fresh smelling towels Continue reading 3 Ways That Limiting My Phone Use Reconnected Me with My Family (Published in The Huffington Post)

5 Things I Learned About My Doctor Husband from Watching Grey’s Anatomy (Published in The Good Men Project)

My doctor husband knows I can’t talk before my first coffee of the day, that I’m going to be a pain in the ass about germs on an airplane, that I hate his wild driving, that I need lots of Continue reading 5 Things I Learned About My Doctor Husband from Watching Grey’s Anatomy (Published in The Good Men Project)

3 Tips For Traveling With Teens (Published In The Huffington Post)

My husband and I have always loved traveling together. Who knew that backpacking through Europe on a dime is an excellent way to test pre-marital compatibility! Letting go of inhibitions and germaphobia were key when we shared a couchette (sleeping Continue reading 3 Tips For Traveling With Teens (Published In The Huffington Post)

My Son Asked How I knew Who To Marry And This Is What I Said (Published in Kveller)

I was totally blindsided (as usual) when my then 16-year-old son dropped what is arguably the most important question since, “Where do babies come from?” over dinner one night: “Mom, how did you know who to marry? I mean, how did you Continue reading My Son Asked How I knew Who To Marry And This Is What I Said (Published in Kveller)

5 Ways To Reduce In-Law Related Anxiety (Published in The Huffington Post)

Here’s a news flash: You can’t choose your in-laws any more than they can choose you. Many rationalize that after the wedding tensions will dissipate. If that were true, the terms “monster-in-law” and “bridezilla” would not exist, and we would Continue reading 5 Ways To Reduce In-Law Related Anxiety (Published in The Huffington Post)