What do you do to create warm, positive experiences with your children?
Embed from Getty Images—White people have a hard time admitting that American society is tilted in their favor. As a psychologist, my observation is this: When black people speak up about inequality, white people respond with a combination of disgust and fear, as if they had been personally assaulted, or they had been accused of something.…
How can we ‘get over’ the Loss of a loved one?
Spanking is ineffective and immoral. Here’s how to raise your children with kindness, instead.
Embed from Getty Images—I’m about to be 50 years old. “I’m 50! Fifty years old!” (Anyone remember that SNL skit? Probably not, because you’d have to be close to 50 to remember it, and if you’re close to 50, your memory may have already turned sour.)If you were to go inside my mind and see the…
Cheese doodles are not a human right.
It is high time that all people be relieved of the burden of the made-up construct of gender. Your genitals do not define you!
Homophobia keeps men and women inside their gender and robs us of our freedom.
How can we find the truth in another’s perspectives?
Why do we hold onto beliefs that don’t serve us?
A little parenting tip on teaching our sons and daughters a thing or two about falling on a bike, regardless of gender.
Your words and actions actually change your child’s brain!
Ethical messages can be received with less resistance if they are delivered in a comedic format.
Embed from Getty Images—How Poverty Affects Children: The Stresses of Poverty and its Impact on ParentingIn spite of America’s claim to be a place where all people are free and equal, the amount of economic mobility that people can achieve is relatively small. According to a recent article in The Atlantic , “…the amount of…
Aggression between parents is traumatic and is likely to affect your children’s beliefs about relationships in the future.
Embed from Getty Images—This past Wednesday, Ben Dreibergen won the popular reality game show Survivor. Ben is a U.S. Marine, who was deployed to Iraq in 2003 as a member of the infantry. As a result of his experience there, he suffers from symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In one gripping segment of the show (click…