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Brain-Wise Parenting: The Importance of Relationship & Rhythm
October 21st, 2014

Wondering how to best build your baby’s brain? There’s an app for that! Pop quiz: do you know what RHYTHM has to do with your child’s lifelong wellbeing?? What kinds of rhythm does your child have during the days & weeks? I’m pleased to have been invited for a 5-day guest blog spot at, […]

The Importance of Play, Puttering & Pretending
October 20th, 2014

I’m pleased to have been invited for a 5-day guest blog spot at, which begins today and runs all week. Dr. Greene is a pediatrician whose focus is children’s health in a progressive way. So I’m chiming in with 5 new articles this week all centered around ways to foster children’s optimal lifelong wellbeing. […]

The Taboo Power of Girls (Guest Post @ Family Guiding)
October 7th, 2014

September 21 marked the International Day of Peace, and now here we are shining a light on how to empower girls. How do these two topics relate? Closely and powerfully. Educated, empowered women bring peace to their communities in countless important ways, including reducing violence, poverty and sickness. Personal empowerment, like world peace, doesn’t spring […]

Talking to Children About Tragedy: How Temperaments Help
September 12th, 2014

When talking to children about tragic events, understanding individual temperament can be a great help. In Part I, I focused mainly on two important aspects for the parent: the fundamental need for some measure of self-possession and calm amidst outer events a level of honesty and clarity in speaking to the child about the events […]

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