Family Vacations and Boundaries

This Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, and with it comes the start of summer vacation season. For some, this means preparing for a trip either with extended family, or to visit them — and that brings … Continue...

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Staying Connected After Baby

Staying Connected After Baby

Many of our couple therapy clients report having a hard time maintaining a close connection with each other after welcoming a new baby into the family. It makes sense, right? Here is a tiny new person who demands attention around &hellip...

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Priorities

Priorities

It’s hard to hear that word (priorities) without it taking on a slightly harsh disciplinary tone that’s eerily similar to the one your parents used when you knew there was a lecture coming. Setting priorities for yourself and your life &hellip...

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Talking with Kids about Race

Talking with Kids about Race

Earlier this week, a colleague of mine posted a link to an article called Teaching Tolerance: How White Parents should Talk to their Young Kids about Race. The author, Melinda Wenner Moyer, reports on her own investigation of this important...

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A new metaphor for sex

A new metaphor for sex

What’s the first metaphor that comes to mind when you think about sex? My guess is you’ll say ‘baseball.’ In this metaphor, baseball terminology becomes code for sexual activities: for example, ‘rounding the bases’ denotes sexual activity...

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Progress

Progress

Every few weeks, on a night that I can’t make it to the gym, I hit “play” on a yoga video that friends and I used to do together in graduate school. It’s a fairly good workout, and it helps … Continue reading →

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