Our Constant Companion
    August 9, 2013
    Change, Our Constant Companion

    "I wonder why progress looks so much like destruction." -John Steinbeck We constantly remind families that whenever they embark on a new path, things can get worse before they get better. In a classic…

    Riding the Emotional Rollercoaster
    August 8, 2013
    Riding the Emotional Rollercoaster

    Dealing with emotions-our own and those of our kids and partners-can be one of the more painful, frustrating, and ultimately fulfilling parts of being in a family. After the groundbreaking classic bes…

    We would be close
    August 7, 2013
    We Would Be Close…If We Only Had the Time

    “What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life—to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories. –George Eliot The wish to seek and have a deep sense…

    Keys to Happy Family
    August 6, 2013
    10 Keys to a Happy, Loving Family

    When we had our first child thirty years ago, we were both licensed and trained psychotherapists. Even with all our education in early childhood development and psychology, we were unprepared for how …

    The Most Important Gift You Can Give Your Child
    August 5, 2013
    The Most Important Gift You Can Give Your Child

    “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”   -Leo Tolstoy Most people want to be the very best parents they can. That’s why baby books fly off the shelves, a…