Why (and how) I Set Clear Boundaries With My Child

Setting clear, healthy boundaries in child-parent relationships establishes that you're an adult with your own rights, choices, preferences and capacities. It's an act of self-care. Read on to learn how I struggled by not setting clear boundaries from the start and how I finally changed our lives for the better by setting clear boundaries.

At the Wedding

Two years ago, around the same time of the year, I had very enthusiastically written about my cousin’s upcoming wedding. A wedding I had been looking forward to attending after a long time of steering clear of all celebrations in the family. More correctly, at that point, I felt I had moved on from mourning …

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A walk in the dark

A few days ago, when Pari’s school reopened to summer time schedule, I was left with no choice but to skip my morning walk. Though the school bus arrives at 8 am, getting my 5-year-old up, fed, bathed, dressed and more can surprisingly take more than 60 minutes. Often 90 minutes, as in our case. …

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