Mom with two young children in a kitchen - stepfamily appreciation
    A Week for Stepfamily Appreciation

    Riddle me this: What September holiday isn't listed on the Hallmark holiday calendar? Hint: It is an official national holiday. And, it's a chance to tell stepfamily members that you appreciate your l…

    Small boy watering a plant -- random acts of kindness.
    11 Ways Kindness Improves Your Health

    We all know being kind makes us feel good, but did you know it's actually good for your health, too? It's true. Doing good is like medicine for your mind and body with far-reaching impacts that will t…

    DrGreene Founder Alan Greene and Cheryl Greene. Like a girl.
    Like A Girl

    In 1995, shortly after the birth of our son, I co-founded DrGreene.com, cited by the American Medical Association as "the pioneer physician website". My co-founder is my husband, Dr. Alan Greene. We j…

    Wheelchair bound mom at her computer.
    11 Things I Learned as a Wheelchair Bound Mom of Four

    Being a wheelchair-bound mother of four was the last thing I could ever imagine becoming, but "poof!" Here I am, stuck in a wheelchair for life. When I married Edward, "Ed" to me, life was good. We we…

    Young girl riding her bicycle in the living room of a home in the process of being rennovated.
    Creative Parenting while Renovating

    Starting a renovation can evoke an array of unsettled feelings - where in the world will we put our stuff, how will we manage without a kitchen sink, will my kids ever nap, and how do I ensure their s…

    Mom, Dad and several adult kids enjoying time together.
    12 Life Lessons for Moms with Young Children or What I Wish I’d Known Then What I Know Now

    I'm an empty nester. A recent part of the sandwich generation. My kids are grown. My parents are gone. I'm starting (just starting) to have senior moments. In many cultures women of my stage in life a…

    Self-Confidence Begins in the Home

    A child's sense of self is shaped by every interaction he or she has, but is shaped most powerfully by how they are loved and parented in their home. How a child sees themselves will influence every a…

    Can girls be too strong?

    Disclosure: A version of this piece previously posted on TheFabMom.com To say that I come from a family of fabulous strong women is an understatement. As a child, I remember my own mom ranting about h…