As a former social worker and a leadership coach, I’ve been crafting the art of question-asking for decades, and I know there is nothing more limiting to creating connection than asking the standard “How are you?” or “How was your day?” During shelter in place, in an attempt to lure my son out of his …

In the midst of trying times (and good times!), the practice of finding joy can be helpful, especially in our relationships and connections to others. It provides a sense of belonging, and supports the development of resilience and hope.   Here are three ideas to spark joy and keep our connections strong:   Evening check-in …

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Originally published on Modern Mom Last week, I spoke with the founders of Girls Leadership, whose mission it is to equip girls with the skills to exercise the power of their voice. In our discussion, we spoke about the importance of actively teaching social justice, particularly to girls. We are in a unique time period, one …