Articles about Parenting

To All the Moms

To All the Moms

Sometimes we think that a big part of what happens in therapy involves criticizing the mother of the patient. Actually as a profession, therapists probably have a greater sense of the importance of mothers than almost any other group. D.W. Winnicott helped us...
Moving Through an Affair: The Decision

Moving Through an Affair: The Decision

After writing about the initial crisis period of an affair, it was clear to me that a follow-up article was necessary. I have to confess, though, that it has been a challenge to write. There’s so much complexity and uniqueness to every relationship, so much to fill in...
A Holiday Tradition for Dads

A Holiday Tradition for Dads

Twenty years ago, or so, when I was in graduate school, I thought it would be a great idea to take my two young sons Christmas shopping for their mom. They were probably 5 and 3. I loaded the Graco Duo stroller into the car and we headed for the mall. I had managed to...