How I’m using place as a way to regulate my nervous system. Plus book recommendations, including two novels with a strong sense of place and poems that will make you feel calm and connected.
Why you should always remember the brine (and just what I mean by that), advice for how to cope when you’re therapist is away, and three great books right now.
Learn the latest on how social media use impacts kids and teen’s mental health, what to do to help kids stuck on a therapy waitlist, why it’s almost always worth practicing optimism — and when you should pull back to avoid toxic positivity. Oh! And books! I have 3 to recommend to you.
How do you measure success in a year?
Porch writing, two novels, and a craft book.
I took more than 300,000 steps and let a fleet of strollers annex my guest room for months so you would know the best stroller for your family right now.
Bucket lists are trending…and overwhelming. There’s a better way to summer.
Greet the edges of your understanding with awe, not angst.
May 2022 be a year of progress — of the intentional, purposeful type rather than the heedless, perpetual kind.
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The story behind the story of my first piece for Romper.