Responding to Grief and Coping with Loss: You Can Survive Your Greatest Fears

I wrote Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death, and Surviving because I was angry. Angry that so many of the bereaved

Drama Addiction: Are You Stuck in a Toxic Cycle?

Everything always going wrong? Ask yourself these questions. Do you think that your life should be a reality TV show

Your Autistic Teen and Family Holiday Gatherings

Little kids with autism grow to be teens with autism. As is true with all adolescents, pressures both inside their

Spouses Who Volunteer Create Awesome Marriages

You cannot love someone maturely and try to control him (or her). The behaviors of both partners should be voluntary.

4 Ways to Fight Back When Family Questions Your Career Choices

With the holidays around the corner, dinner table conversations about work are bound to come up. It’s common to feel

Caring for Yourself When Caring for Elders During the Holidays

If you are caring for an elderly family member, you are not alone. A 2015 report by National Alliance for

Christmas with Nana: The Joys of Giving and Giving Back

We called our grandmother on my mother’s side “Nana.” Nana was a widow for most of my life. Back in

How Parents Can Overcome the Consumerism Trap This Holiday Season

Consumerism and materialism can be challenging for parents as the holiday season is approaching. Many people experience pressure to buy