At the end of every day, when I have time for a quick call with a friend, I lament, “parents are in an impossible situation.” And after talking to this mom, I remember how mothers are feeling it most.
I wrote this article back in 2017. It’s about boredom and how the Jewish high holidays shook me out of my management mindset to confront my vulnerability and mortality. Living […]
Letting go of negative feelings go is not easy. Patterns of thought and behavior keep familiar habits close. But choosing to live our lives open to an unwritten narrative we can be lead to a place of discovery, for ourselves and our families.
I’m not a very good listener. The problem is, I think I am.
Because with total strangers, I am excellent. New people to me are like books. They have a whole story and a lifetime of experiences that I am interested in uncovering.
But I can go into autopilot pretty easily when it comes to my children.
Patience is a virtue, especially when it comes to parenting. My most recent journey into impatience came last night as my 2-year-old daughter twirled and sang her way into the wee hours of the night.