It's Time to Talk to Kids About Porn.

Want to talk to your kids about your experience with pornography? Nope. I know you don’t. I didn’t either. Do your kids want to eat their vegetables? Nope. I know they don’t. I never did either. Are you feeling a commonality here?

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The Inspiration for Billy's Mom

The mother in “Shame Mud” is an absolute legend, right? She’s clear, she’s articulate, she helps Billy process his shame without jumping to rescue or fix him. She is amazing. But, this is fiction, right?

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Why I Chose to Write Children's Books on Emotional Health Topics

When I shared the first draft of “Sticky Labels” with my kids my two oldest both said, “Whoa! I’ve felt that before!” This is why I do it. This.

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Don't Have Patience During a Meltdown?

This month I have worked very hard on my ability to keep a calm voice. I’ve even written “calm voice” in pen on my hand to help me remember.

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Bedtime and Nightmares

My little girl was having a real hard time at bedtime for a long time. We would do all these connecting things before bed and then I would go to leave and she would come unglued...

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How We Talk About Shame

When we first started talking to our kids about shame we would call it “the Shame Monster”. Sometimes we still do! We would say “the shame monster clings to your heart and tells you lies about who you are”.

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