I grew up in a changing world. In the 1960s and ’70s, women were no longer expected to stay home to care for the house and children, but were told they could have it all: the fulfilling career and the…
Remember when Andy from Toy Story 3 grew too old for his toys? The movie had Buzz Lightyear, Woody and the gang grappling with their own obsolescence in Andy’s life. But in the real world, it is the parents…
When the kids are in high school, some have curfews, some are limited in their nocturnal Manhattan maneuverings, some have parental driving restrictions, and some are involuntarily homebound on weeknights because they have homework and school the next morning. Concerned…
This column chronicles the struggle of a mother to let go, little by little.
Parents_R_People_olderTeens_July-Aug_2010 (pdf 795k)
Amy Chua is sparking controversy across the country — enraging, intriguing and inciting discussion over her recent bestselling book, “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” in which she reveals her strict parenting style. Most parents want their children to reach…
This article focuses on the lives of four female attorneys who changed their career paths after practicing law, their feelings about integrating family and career, and their advice for the next generation.
Parents_R_People_article_Nov-Dec_2010 (pdf 1.1mb)
This article reveals the surprising pros and cons of suburban life.
Queens_Family_June_2010 (pdf 678k)
This article describes how parenthood isn’t always what one would expect and the author reminisces about her teens’ early years.
Newsdays_Parents_Children_Oct_2008 (pdf 266k)
This article poses the question of whether we doing too much for our children when we race to provide our children with the latest technology and newest “tie-in” toy and how we may be buying into a manufactured corporate set of expectations.
The Social Critic – July/Aug 1996 (pdf 561k)
Article describes how four women juggle their careers and family and how podiatry offers them flexibility in their professional lives.
Podiatry_Management_Mar_1996 (pdf 2.4 mb)