About a year ago, I made a decision regarding my single status - sort of by default. I asked a nice, smart, handsome guy friend from work to be a last minute date to a Great Gatsby Party. We had a good night and started to spend more time together during some evenings, after my daughter was asleep for the night. One of the first things that he talked to me about was if and how … [Read more...] about 10 Helpful Hints For Single Moms Who Start Dating
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Romeo, Romeo wherefore art thou Romeo? Okay maybe looking for Romeo is shooting a little high - I'll aim for just a dinner date. I have read every article ever written for exactly three years, 5 months, 4 days and 11 hours to be exact, about when would be the perfect time to get back into the dating world. I have put it off, not wanting to cause my children any anxiety … [Read more...] about Single Mom Seeks Romeo – Must Love Kids, Burgers & Early Bedtime
Misogyny in healthcare is a real problem. But it doesn’t stop there. A new mother contacted me in my office a few days ago. I spoke with this pleasant young woman in person for nearly a half hour, far beyond the free 10 minute consults I usually do. Here’s why: Women’s pain and suffering is LARGELY not ACKNOWLEDGED or well cared for in healthcare. And worse, often the … [Read more...] about Misogyny in Healthcare (& Beyond) Hurts Us All
What causes it, and how to fix it. A few months back, I spent the afternoon at the park with a dear friend and his nine-year-old twin boys. While Brad and I savored a day away from our computers and phones, his boys became more anxious as the afternoon progressed, punctuating our walk with choruses of “I’m bored!” Why did three hours of sunshine without ipads, phones, … [Read more...] about Does Your Child Suffer from Technology-Induced Anxiety?
“Nobody told me…(fill in the blank)”. How often have you said this or heard one of your girlfriends say this about something pregnancy or post-pregnancy related? While pregnant with my first child, I felt like I was saying it all the time. I polled some of my closest friends to find out what they went through that they weren’t expecting during pregnancy and their … [Read more...] about Taboo Topics – Things Nobody Told Me About Pregnancy and Beyond