Our most memorable vacation as a family was a cross-country trip from Boston to California. We landed at LAX and visited all the Southern California landmarks — Hollywood, Universal Studios and Disneyland — before heading north to San Francisco where our oldest son had just moved. It was two weeks…

I had a bad day at work. It was filled with misunderstandings, misinterpretations, and misgivings. It ended with me in a flood of tears. The tears were only partly a result of difficult encounters with co-workers. Some were shed because those challenging interactions brought to the surface memories of even…

I had the best job in the world before I got married. I was an Associate Film Producer at a non-profit organization. In fact, I met my husband when we worked on a film together. A cross-country move and a quick start to creating a family brought my filmmaking career…

I remember exactly where I was when I realized I needed some professional help processing my divorce. I was standing at the backdoor of my house looking out over the garden I loved. I usually spent countless hours weeding and cultivating plants I’d carefully select each spring. I knew there…

SINGLEMINDED Parenting: Attorney-Client Privilege

I consider Michelle a friend. We’ve had lots of phone chats, numerous email conversations and have even enjoyed meals together. She knows intimate details of my life that I only share with a select few.

Michelle and I did not meet at a Mommy and Me

Susan Solomon Yem

I'm a content creator who writes about parenting

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