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The Conscious Parent

The Best Way To Respond To A Child's Meltdown

OWN | Posted 02.04.2015 | OWN

When your child is upset -- a frustrated, hurt, tears-streaming-down-the-face type of upset -- your first instinct is often to make it all better. Typ...

What Your Children Wish They Could Tell You

OWN | Posted 05.22.2014 | OWN

Dr. Shefali Tsabary strongly believes that children are always speaking to us -- even when they're infants, even when they haven't yet developed a vas...

The Harm In Giving A Child Too Many Gifts

OWN | Posted 05.19.2014 | OWN

Birthdays, holidays, achievements, major milestones, not-so-major milestones -- there are endless opportunities to shower children with gifts. And whi...

A Revolutionary Way To Relate To Your Children

OWN | Posted 05.16.2014 | OWN

Dr. Shefali Tsabary, clinical psychologist and author of The Conscious Parent, has made a name for herself by calling for a radical restructuring of t...

Why Parents Need To Celebrate Their 'Ordinary' Children

OWN | Posted 05.16.2014 | OWN

Dr. Shefali Tsabary has a unique take on parenting -- revolutionary, many say. The clinical psychologist, author and mother believes that the traditio...

Boomeranging into an Empty Nest

Lisa Solod | Posted 07.31.2012 | Parents
Lisa Solod

As I packed up the house at the same time I packed my daughter up for college, I sensed that my timing was predicated on my desire not to have empty nest syndrome when my last child left.