Tag :parenting

Posted on 01 Jul 2015
Parenting the Way Out of Racism

As I prepared to devote my column to celebrating African American fathers doing fabulous jobs as leaders in their families, the shooting at Emmanuel AME Zion Church in South Carolina changed the trajectory of my thinking...

Posted on 01 Apr 2015
The Triumph Forum

  NOLA CONFIDENTIAL A FOUR PART SEMINAR SERIES FOR PERSONAL GROWTH AND EMPOWERMENT Your guided path to graceful living. Session 1:   Thriving through separation and Divorce Session 2:  Managing your family, your finan...

Posted on 05 Mar 2014
Of The Inner Child, Mothers and Compassion …

- "Compassion" by TASI_B.C.   Knowing more about my mother and understanding her are two different things. I wish to have known more about my mother. But that will not happen. She died of gall bladder cancer nearl...

Posted on 28 Feb 2014
Of Mothers, Understanding, and BeComing Present …

- "Lotus Flower" by Bahman Farzad How might your life be different if you knew more about your mother? Knew her fears and worries, not just about you, her daughter, or your siblings, and your father or other family mem...

Posted on 11 Feb 2014
Of Fissures and Cracks, Parenting, and The Laboratory of Home…

Fissure, a photo by SeeSchloss on Flickr.   A mother of three ages, 24, 20 and 13, all daughters, I find myself, a wife of thirty years, psychotherapist, oftentimes growing cynical, not so much with the children of...

Posted on 23 Jul 2012
Ten things about fathers that you didn’t know

Fathers gain close to the same amount of weight as their wives do in her first and third trimesters of pregnancy. A father holding her daughter when she is born increased her chance of going to college Boys with an e...