Parenting

One of the greatest hurdles couples with small children face is carving out couple time. Amongst the many responsibilities of daily life, date night (like sex) definitely takes the back burner. Like many of you, I too, have not always prioritized date night. In my...

This past Easter Sunday, my spouse and kids, now 3 and 6 years old, spent a relaxing, ease-full day at home. No fancy dress up, no complicated dinner, no company to entertain. Just our little quad - total bliss. While we intentionally downplayed the holiday, I...

This article was originally printed on page 14 in South Jersey Mom magazine's February 2015 issue!Let’s face it, parenting leaves little room for couple time. Date night requires time, energy and money, right? Not necessarily. With a little creativity (and I mean little), you can find ways...

Todd and Lisa live a busy life. Lisa, an Executive Marketing Director and Todd, an IT programmer, both put in 50+ hours at work each week.  They have 2 kids, ages 8 and 6 who go to school and participate in sports and music lessons....

Recently, I chatted with other mom's in a Facebook group about a couple's sex life after baby. Some of the mom's expressed distress with their own or their partner's lack of sex drive. Others were concerned, not so much about lack of sex drive, but...

My 4 year old son overheard my recent phone conversation with a friend. Her family's dog died. I was tearful, not only for her loss but for the stirred memory of putting my own dog down a few years ago. My son asked me about...

Children naturally embody the magic of wonder and present-centered awareness. I see this everyday in my kids as they demonstrate their fascination with the "ordinary". Simple things like intensely studying how the cabinet door opens and closes or how the soap makes bubbles on their...

As I dressed for my day, my inquisitive 4 year old son rolled his toy car around on the carpet floor and glanced at my body. He can easily identify my vulva, breasts and butt along with my arms, belly and legs. Some days, he's...

The theme of bullying has come across my path several times over the past week. A few days ago, on NPR, an author promoted her book on new research regarding cyber-bullying. On Facebook, several you-tube videos on bullying popped up, painfully describing the stories of...

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