Kids’ Competitive Sports And Marital Conflict

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July 17th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

There are countless reasons for marital conflict, but the kids is probably pretty high up there on the list of the most common. In this week's Love Essentially, published in the Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press, I address marital strife that can be caus...

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Involving The Kids In The Divorce: It’s Just Disgusting

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June 13th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Men and women do horrible things during divorce. Many are so hurt and angry, that their number one goal becomes hurting the other person. But some sink to a level that is absolutely disgusting. I cannot think of anything more damaging, actually. Some...

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Are Your Kids Watching 13 Reasons Why? Yep.

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May 29th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Thinking about your teen or pre-teen watching a show about suicide, with scenes in it about bullying, rape, drinking, and drunk driving can be really really scary. I'm referring to the new Netflix drama, 13 Reasons Why;  a show that almost every kid...

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Advice For Moms Who Have Recent College Grads

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May 20th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

While it's really hard to become an empty nester when your kids go college, it can also be difficult if they graduate and move back in without a job or any kind of direction. Below is my Love Essentially column that offers advice on how to talk to an...

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10 Tips For Single Parents

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March 18th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

10 Tips For Single Parents by Jackie Pilossoph for Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press Modern-day superheroes are the words Marika Lindholm uses to describe single moms, or, as she prefers to call them: "solo moms." "Day in and day out, a solo mom h...

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