As a psychotherapist who works with new parents, I often hear dads talk about feeling left out. They feel pressure to “provide” and don’t have much flexibility in their work schedule, or even worse, have to work longer hours to make up for mom extending her maternity l...

Breastfeeding is known as the most primal and first tangible way we can show our undying commitment to nurturing this little person we have brought into this world. But how does it feel for a mom who has a health condition that requires a medication that may harm her b...

Mindfulness & Self-Care for New Parents


“Mindful parenting is a lifelong practice. It means you become less attached to outcomes and more mindful of what’s unfolding in your life and your children’s lives. Mindful parenting is about moment-to-moment, openhearted and no...

November 30, 2013

As a mom of four sons, I have thoughts on some prevailing stereotypes and flawed thinking that do our future men of tomorrow a disservice.


I want to ask you to look in the eye of any father and try to see him in a different light. This man be he absentee or not was onc...

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