Monthly Archives: January 2014

Another Derogatory Label Keeping Us at Bay

Today on Huffington Post you’ll find my blog, “In Praise of Helicopter Parents.”  It’s a look at what taking that label too seriously can mean to young college students and their families.  Like the term “soccer mom” that took on … Continue reading

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Response to “7 Ways Your Father Influenced Your Career” (

I felt compelled to respond to Kathy Caprino’s article “7 Ways Your Father Influenced Your Career.”  Thought I’d share it: ” Kathy: My father believed that higher education for women was extremely important. Having a brother who excelled in academics … Continue reading

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Four Crucial Communication Resolutions for 2014

This is the season for resolutions.  With regard to communication at work, with friends, and at home here are a few that will make an immediate difference: (1) Recognize the patterns you slip into with others.  Consider how you contribute … Continue reading

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