March 15, 2016

TIME TO BANISH THOSE WINTER BLUES AND SPRING FORWARD A Spring Sale from NEED A MOM From now until April 15th – First appointment only $25 for New Customers Contact Need A Mom via the Contact page or email her at needamomnyc@gmail.com

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…

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. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W955YTV 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: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2108364/Why-mothers-daughters-NEVER-friends.html#ixzz3ysCEfPY3 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…

It’s SOS Monday!

January 25, 2016

Post your questions or ask for advice to @needamomnyc on Twitter. Mom Advice for Millennials

SOS Mondays

January 18, 2016

I’m not a doctor but IT’S MONDAY… …and NeedAMom is on Twitter to answer your questions about being a young adult, how to talk to your parents, how parents should treat their adult children and offer advice if asked, etc. Go on over to Twitter – @needamomnyc Operators are standing…

Substance Use and Abuse : No Shame, Get Help

January 17, 2016

I spent eight years as a counselor in a methadone clinic. I have seen the failures but also the successes. Treatment works. Maybe not the first time or the first kind but keep trying. Every parent, significant other or roommate of someone using opiates should get a Narcan (naloxone) kit…

I’m here to help new mothers and fathers

January 12, 2016

One of the hardest things in the world is being the parent of an infant or toddler and having no nearby family or other support to help. Especially in a large metropolitan area. That’s where NeedAMom comes in. I’ll come to your home for a chat, a cup of tea,…