Oct 27 2014
Is There a “Reboot” Button for My Teenage Son?
As the mother of an almost-14-year-old male specimen, I have extensive experience with teenage development and behavior. This specimen is one that I have researched thoroughly for recurring patterns of maturation as well as chronological brain development, physical, social, and … Continue reading
Aug 12 2014
Why Does My Son With Tourettes Have to Fight to be Accepted?
At my son’s friend’s middle school, a student came down with leukemia after fall semester. Fortunately, he went into remission in spring and was able to return to school. All the students were called to an assembly before he returned … Continue reading
May 29 2014
Our Kids Could Stand to Feel A Little Shame
One Sunday morning I found myself at a mandatory parent workshop during my daughter’s religious school titled “ The Magical World of Talmud.” I must be honest, I usually head across the street to the local coffee shop during these … Continue reading