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New York Post article on New Luxury Playtime Perks

New York Post article on New Luxury Playtime Perks

Kathryn Smerling, Ph.D. recently quoted in April 23rd’s New York Post article on New Luxury Playtime Perks. “No child will appreciate the joy of sharing an intimate experience with a parent if this is the norm” – Upper East Side … Continue reading

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My Parent’s Home

July 1, 2015

I just returned from Florida where my sister and I spent four days deconstructing my parents’ home. Both Mom and Dad passed within the last couple of years – and we just sold their house after a series of rentals. … Continue reading

Deflection and Denial

May 29, 2015

Andrew Cuomo is my new unlikely hero; unlikely, since my heroes are usually spiritual leaders like the Buddha and the Dalai Lama. Sandra Lee, Cuomo’s partner, was diagnosed with breast cancer and chose to have a double mastectomy. Since her … Continue reading

A Marriage Recipe!

April 30, 2015

On April 21, 2015, my husband and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary! Our marriage (after so many years) works pretty well…but it is definitely not an automated machine. Rather, it is a relationship of process – of mindfulness and … Continue reading