When the news is overwhelming

When I brought my newborn baby son home from the hospital we had a broken TV; it took at least 30 minutes to warm up. I was sleeping out on the futon in the living room of our tiny one bedroom apartment and I was leaving the television on all night, muted, so that when the […]

I Can Handle It: Emotional Regulation

The entire You Are Not Your Mother membership community is built on resiliency research because I think the best thing that we can do as parents is raise our kids to be resilient. Happiness, success — those are nice goals but a whole bunch of that is out of our control. I mean, look at […]