Sharon's Published Work, Your Teen Magazine

I Have No Idea What’s Happening: 4 Ways I’m Parenting in Uncertainty

Maybe it should be, but this is not an article about school. I definitely have no idea what to do about that. It's about parenting when you can't come up with the kind of knowledge and certainty that is, well, so quintessentially parental. And yet, we parent anyway, don't we? I Have No Idea What's… Continue reading I Have No Idea What’s Happening: 4 Ways I’m Parenting in Uncertainty

Sharon's Published Work, Washington Post

Washington Post: 10 Moms Define Motherhood

I'm thrilled to be selected as one of the 10 moms gamely attempting to define motherhood in the Washington Post today: "She is a mother. She is vulnerable (just hurt her child, and you’ll see) and she is strong (just hurt her child, and you’ll see). She has been elevated (she is Mom) and she… Continue reading Washington Post: 10 Moms Define Motherhood

Sharon's Published Work, Your Teen Magazine

Your Teen: Life Skills for Teenagers

I'm a huge believer in raising kids to be confident and capable, and that means taking every opportunity to share new skills with them. This one's a little one - and maybe an old-fashioned one - but I'm not ready to let it go. Life Skills for Teenagers: How Do I Mail a Letter? Published… Continue reading Your Teen: Life Skills for Teenagers

Sharon's Published Work, Washington Post

Washington Post: Dads Are Happier Than Moms

If we follow one another on Twitter, you may have felt me bristling just a little bit last Thursday. There was news about parent happiness - and I wasn't a fan of the scientists' suggestion. So I called the lead researcher up, and here's what I found. Dads are happier than moms. Science wants to… Continue reading Washington Post: Dads Are Happier Than Moms

Sharon's Published Work, Washington Post

Washington Post: ‘Make Your Kid A Money Genius’ Author Explains How and Why to Talk to Your Kid About Money. Now.

I had the pleasure of interviewing bestselling financial author Beth Kobliner about her latest book. Great info, especially for the money-intimidated. 'Make Your Kid A Money Genius' Author Explains How and Why to Talk to Your Kid About Money. Now. Published in The Washington Post, March 28, 2017