Hope and Despair

The tragic shootings at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston have weighed heavily on so many of us. I have felt it and talked with many others who are struggling to make sense of what is… Read More

How does your family talk about the news?

I’m writing today with an insight into how my experiences with control relate to my family and daily news. And perhaps you can relate. Because this email was spurred when another mother, overwhelmed by the situations in Nepal and Baltimore, asked me… Read More

Q&A: How do I handle this parenting guilt?

I’m jumping right into this Q&A today because it’s a big topic.   So big, in fact, that I have received this question for years. “Teresa, how do I handle this parenting guilt?” Before I answer this question, I want… Read More

Frustration, Anger, and Rage: The Power of Resistance

It is the end of a long night with little sleep. As Rob walks out the door to go visit a friend, I realize I am at the end of my rope. I feel like I have nothing… Read More