Gabor Maté endorses Parenting for Peace


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4 Ways to De-Stress Back to School
September 8th, 2016

Whether your kids have been back in school for weeks (the days of rebelling about school starting before Labor Day seem a distant, quaint memory), or went back this week… let’s be honest — the summer-to-school transition can be stressful! One of the most helpful definitions of stress is simply “wanting something to be different […]

Seven Principles of Parenting for Peace
August 1st, 2016

When I attended a screening of the ground-breaking documentary What the Bleep Do We Know?, there was a Q&A with the filmmakers afterward. I loved the fact that one of the producers, Betsy Chasse, had a babe in arms then. That babe is now 12, has a younger brother, and Betsy is turning her energies toward something […]

Staying Connected After Birth
June 23rd, 2016

My life explorations as an adopted person and my studies of the foundations of human wellbeing have consistently turned up this fact: a key element of health is the experience of and capacity for connection. Birth presents a unique, unrepeatable opportunity to foster connection. It is also important to understand the human costs when a mother […]

If It Seems Like I’m Gone…
January 25th, 2016

…I want to reassure you that I’m not. It may seem like you’re hearing (reading??) crickets from me these days, so I’d like to offer a bit of explanation. The past several months have put every molecule of me to the test — preparing and then putting on two webinars launching the new “5 Parenting for […]

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