Empathy and How to “Get It”

"When your child is upset and having a tantrum (whether she’s a toddler or a teenager), arguing, denying, or resisting their experience will only make them scream louder to be heard..."


Thanksgiving in July

"We were both shocked to learn that her wrist had been fractured. Neither one of us was prepared to learn that she would have to wear a cast and wouldn't be allowed to go swimming..."


Connect Through Empathy

"Not long ago, my husband used empathy with our daughter, Marissa. I remember it clearly because I was not feeling particularly compassionate at the time and his relaxed demeanor helped calm me [...]