Plugged-In-Parenting

Do you feel somnambulant during the holidays? Sort of like a Mommy-zombie? Stumbling around with a TO DO list pinned to your shirt, a frozen smile on your lips, and a murmured refrain of "Don't forget the baby! Don't forget to shower! Don't forget the list!" All that murmuring and stumbling causes a time warp… LETS GO

In all the squares of the Change Cycle, I believe that Square 4 is the least understood.  This is the square where all of your hard work in Square 3 has resulted in a peaceful place where things are easy. But The Promised Land can be built on false promises. If you are someone who… LETS GO

We are a culture of busy worshipers. It doesn't really matter what we're doing, we think that we need to be frantic and rushing around to be productive. This is especially tempting when we are in Square 3 of the Change Cycle; it ain't called The Hero's Saga for nothin', people! If you don't know… LETS GO

My husband is a funny guy. On a regular basis, he says things that make me snort. For instance, this morning, I said, "I can't wait to build my Girl Power Station and help parents be less harried." He queried, "Less hairy? What, are we gonna’ have electrolysis stations?" I said, "Less HARRIED, dork!” He… LETS GO

This month, I was lucky enough to be included in the “Teen Parenting Summit 2015” hosted by Tova Garr. The Summit included over 20 parenting experts, who were interviewed on various aspects of parenting teen girls. I loved being a part of such a rich experience, and I want to send a big thank you… LETS GO