Tools For Increasing Focus and Productivity During Your Divorce

Divorce can be an emotionally complicated process that can sometimes debilitate your work performance, focus, and productivity.  Please read my article published in the Human Talent Network for effective tools and a guide on how to increase your work productivity, focus, and motivation at work during a divorce.  


Investigating the Effects of Screen Time on Children: Can Screen Time Be Addictive And Is It Harmful To My Child’s Cognitive and Socio-Emotional Development?

Parents often worry about the amount of time their child is spending on electronics and how it is affecting their social skills, motivation, attention, emotional regulation, and neurological functioning.  Given the easy access to multiple media modes (TV, ipads, computers, iphones, etc.), electronics have become the “go to” in quiet moments. Screen time has also… Read more »


Children with ADHD: Are Pre-Schoolers Being Over-Diagnosed and Over-Medicated for ADHD in the U.S.?

Recently, I read a very informative article by Dr. Tynan (Director of Integrated Health Care, American Psychological Association Center for Psychology and Health) on the stunning number of young children who are diagnosed and medicated for attention-deficit-hyperactive disorder (ADHD) in the United States.  The article states that an estimate of almost two hundred thousand 2-5 year… Read more »


Can We Create Happiness?

A colleague asked an important question: What is happiness and is it important to be happy? Although a range of sociocultural, spiritual, and religious definitions of happiness exist, I would like to turn to the rapidly growing field of Positive Psychology for some answers. Dr. Martin Seligman (University of Pennsylvania), the founding father of Positive… Read more »


See Family Changes at BookExpo America May 27-29!

I am excited to share that my book Family Changes: Explaining Divorce to Children will be displayed at the BookExpo America (BEA) in New York, NY from May 27-29 2015.   For those of you who are not familiar with BEA, BookExpo America is the foremost and most prominent book and author event for the… Read more »


Tips for Co-Parenting Through a Divorce

Parents with children who are going through a divorce often struggle with the details of schedules, plans, and choices, as they search for a system that will work best for their child/children. When a parent asks me, “How should we do this?” my response is often in the vein that there isn’t one correct answer…. Read more »


How is the U.S. Divorce Rate Affecting Children?

What is the current rate and trend of divorce in the U.S? I began to do some deeper research (beyond the usual 50-55% rate that we repeatedly hear), and discovered complicated findings. The Washington Post in March 2014 suggested that the increasing rate of divorce has not occurred evenly across age groups. The article and… Read more »


Family Changes: Guiding Families Through Separation & Divorce

I am excited to share that my children’s book Family Changes: Explaining Divorce to Children is going to be published in June 2015 on Amazon. Family Changes is a picture storybook that enables parents, grandparents, therapists, lawyers, and others working with young children (4 – 8 years) to effectively process confusing and difficult feelings and… Read more »