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…

A book reservation and a review from NeedAMom

January 15, 2016

Important Stuff!!! – Buy it on Amazon or Smashwords A Girl’s Guide to the Criminal Mind: The Survival Handbook by Alison Summers My rating: 5 of 5 stars This important book should be read everyone: on campus, at high schools, women’s book clubs….you name it. It’s clear and concise. Why…

In the hood

January 13, 2016

NeedAMom in Brooklyn http://brooklyn.news12.com/news/need-a-mom-s-nina-keneally-of-bushwick-available-for-rent-1.11314460 Let’s dance!

No Judgement No Guilt

January 13, 2016

Just know…when you meet with NeedAMom, the above statement ends with the words “console you.”

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,…

January 12, 2016

Some reasons that you might need NeedAMom. Right now. 28 Things You Only Understand If You Live Far Away From Your Mother

Advice Without a Price

January 10, 2016

SOS MONDAYS Every Monday you can tweet NeedAMom at @needamomnyc with your questions about life, love, the pursuit of happiness and how to be a grown-up. Parents: let’s discuss how to be a better parent to your adult child.