About the Author

Lisa Sugarman lives just north of Boston, Massachusetts. Read and discuss all her columns at www.lisasugarman.com. She is also the author of LIFE: It Is What It Is and Untying Parent Anxiety: 18 Myths That Have You in Knots—And How to Get Free available on Amazon.com and at select bookstores.Visit lisasugarman.com
 

Why It’s So Easy To Watch Someone Else’s Kid Melt Down

Watching Someone Else’s Kid Melt Down Every so often, I use these few inches of white space to make a…

Why We All Need To Stop Giving a Sh*t What Other People Think

Stop Giving a Sh*t What Other People Think You know what I’d like to know? (And for no particular reason,…

When Your Youngest Kid Gets Her License And You’re A Mess

When Your Youngest Kid Gets Her License So, if you’re raising kids, you know as well as anyone that milestones…

Trying New Things Isn’t Easy, But We’ve Gotta Do It

Putting ourselves out there and trying new things can be painful. Like excruciating even. It feels awkward, it’s unnerving, and…

Friendship Has Many Beautiful Faces

So there I was, sitting conspicuously alone at the corner of the big, long table at Starbucks, trying to get…

Humphrey, The Thanksgiving Miracle

Humphrey, The Thanksgiving Miracle Gratitude. It’s the essence of every Thanksgiving holiday. Or at least it’s supposed to be. Thanksgiving…

To My Daughters As They Head Out Into The World (9 Things I’ve Learned About Life That You Need To Learn Too)

To My Daughters As They Head Out Into The World (9 Things I’ve Learned About Life That You Need To…

The Food Prep Miracle, It Actually Changed My Life

The Food Prep Miracle When I come across a nugget of information that’s going to benefit other people, I love…

When Your Family Pet Is Down And Out It’s Like A Punch In The Gut

If you’re like me and my family, then you treat your family dog like just another one of your kids…

The Agony Of Texting With My Kids

It’s no secret that our kids can be annoying. That’s just a big chunk of the kid personality and the…

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