Sometimes I think I’m the luckiest mom on earth. My 14 year-old daughter still likes me. We don’t fight, she doesn’t talk back and we giggle all the time. When people meet her they tell me she seems so well adjusted and self-confident. I agree. In fact, I think she’s exceptional. But of course I …

When my daughter came home from her new preschool crying about friend troubles, I approached the task of helping her with the enthusiasm of a well-trained competitor. My experience leading workshops and developing curriculum for Girls Leadership had all been practice. Now, I was ready for prime time. Or so I thought. While Winnie told …

Have you ever tried to talk to your kid while she’s messing around with her phone? You ask her something. She never looks up but she nods her head, or she answers you with brief and mechanical responses. You walk away feeling a little bit hurt because she didn’t give you the time of day, …

Remember that small terrifying voice in your head when you left the hospital with your daughter… “wait, aren’t they supposed to give me a manual or something?” My wife and I brought two different perspectives to the parenting of our daughter, forged through years of being parented and life experience. Also, being self-aware and truthful, …

As parents, we know that teenage girls are basically swimming in a hormonal sea. If you’re lucky, your teenage daughter’s rationality comes and goes evenly like the tide. But other times, she may hit like a Tsunami that we never saw it coming. In the blink of an eye, our world gets turned upside down …