Need A Mom – Been There, Done That

March 31, 2016

Need A Mom wants to share some history. Against all odds, she raised two fantastic and successful sons. They came to dinner on Monday with their girlfriends. We had a blast. Need A Mom is here for Young Adults AND Parents of Young Adults and Young Children.

Parents and Adult Children – Share Your Thoughts

March 18, 2016

NEED A MOM has been contracted to write a book proposal about “Tips to Parents of Adult Children.” The working title is ‘YOU’LL ALWAYS BE MY BABY. NOT.” There are plenty of other books on the market but most of them are somber. Written by people with a lot of…


March 15, 2016

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Need A Mom book – Tough Love for Parents

March 10, 2016

There’s some interest in a Need A Mom book offering advice to Parents of Adult Children. My basic premise is that if you as a parent ask the question “Should I butt in or should I butt out?” the answer is  “Butt out.” But your kids are thinking. I need…

You Are NOT Your Thoughts, Emotions or Body

February 18, 2016

“In English we say things like “I am angry.” In French or German things are more instructive. They say “I have anger.” We have emotions, but we are not our emotions.” This is a concept that can set you free. Read more here. You Are Not Your Thoughts, Emotions Or…

Tell your parents. Without telling them.

February 15, 2016

BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT NeedAMom wants YOUR input for a book that will help parents be better parents to their adult children. Now’s your chance to say what you’ve always wanted to say and help others, too. Survey here. One surprising result has been that many of you…

NeedAMom Needs You

February 9, 2016

NeedAMom is writing a book proposal and needs YOUR help. This book will provide advice to parents of college students, millennials and young adults so it must be grounded in what they think and want. Topics include fiscal issues, relationships, work, holidays, debt, roommates, sex, what parents say/do wrong, what…

Be Your Child’s Friend but not Best Friend

January 31, 2016

A close relationship with your children means being there for them – but also knowing when to let go Read more: Should your mom really be your best friend? Carr and Gordon (authors of Too Close for Comfort: Questioning the New Intimacy of Today’s New Mother-Daughter Relationship. said it isn’t…