News & Updates

I’m so excited to share You Are Not a Sh*tty Parent: How to Practice Self-Compassion and Give Yourself a Break with you! It publishes on September 27, 2022 and it’s currently available for pre-order at your local independent bookseller or favorite online retailer.

You’re Not a Bad Parent — Even Rabbi Hillel Agrees

There’s a famous story in the Talmud in which a curious wanderer asks Rabbi Shammai to teach him the Torah on one foot. He wanted the sound bite, the bumper sticker summary of Jewish values and teachings. Shammai thought the guy was being sassy and chased him away...

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“My Life is a Freaking Circus”

We parents love a good circus metaphor, and it’s easy to see why. Circuses are sticky and stinky and filled with animals you’re pretty sure you didn’t agree to. Sadly, we rarely get to relax and watch the plates spin without having to worry about who’s going to clean...

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You Are Not a Sh*tty Parent Podcast Appearances

I'm having the best time talking about self-compassion and how it can help you be a calmer, more creative, and more confident parent. I'll be updating this list as the podcast conversations go live, so check back for updates. (If you'd like to have me on your podcast,...

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Upcoming Events

YOU ARE NOT A SH*TTY PARENT 2022-2023 Tour Dates

11/14/22 – Jewish Public Library, Montreal, QC – Virtual

11/20/22 – Temple Reyim Limmud Series, Newton, MA – Virtual

12/4/22 – Temple Beth Ami, Rockville, MD – Virtual

Click here for a complete list of tour dates.