To Your Child, It Matters


By: Julie Gamberg I work within the community with children and their parents and I see again and again how much learned behavior comes directly from parents.  Parents who behave in a generous, caring way, who offer to help, who are involved and engaged, generally have kids who exhibit a lot of the same behavior.  […]

Moral Ambiguity


By: Julie Gamberg My next-door neighbor has terminal brain cancer. When I hear him coughing, which is, intermittently, twenty-four hours a day, I imagine many a touching independent or foreign film in which two urban apartment neighbors who have never really met come together over something serious and profound and both of their lives are […]


on the phone while with kid

By: Julie Gamberg   I know another single mom who, after feeling very disconnected from her tween son, embarked on a project of spending just fifteen minutes a day where she is totally present with him, and then journaling about it. I was privileged to hear some of her journal entries and it’s clear that […]