Tamar Saperstein

Tamar Saperstein

Bio

Everyone has affectionately called Tamar by her nickname “Tami” since she was a tot. Tami is 36 years-old and lives in Rockland County, NY with her husband and three energetic and adorable children. Professionally, she has been working as a pediatric school-based Occupational Therapist for nearly fifteen years. She is currently working on her doctorate in Clinical Psychology. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, getting into deep discussions about women’s and couple’s issues, writing, reading, and driving her kids from one entertaining activity to the next.

Tamar Saperstein Articles

Why Women Should Look Forward To 40

If you're a woman, in or near your forties, and a perpetual people-pleaser, I have good news for you! You're about to enter a new stage of psychological wisdom and maturity. The people-pleasing that ate away at your sanity is going to become a thing of the past.

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Why I Decided To Medicate My ADHD Children

I was haggard, exhausted, and feeling hopeless. "When are my kids ever going to be normal?" I felt deep down it would never happen.

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How I Learned To Forgive And Heal

Letting go and forgiving is difficult, but necessary to build security and heal old wounds that weigh down your soul.

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“My Daughter Is Too Fat!”: The Dangers Of Unrealistic Childhood Body Image

Parents often confuse healthy eating in children with that of adults. They shouldn't.

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A Simple Way to Prevent Vaginal and Urinary Tract Infections

When I was first married, I found myself constantly suffering from painful and awful vaginal and urinary tract infections. The doctor prescribed the same regimen of antibiotics for each type of infection. I’d heartily suffer through the weeklong course of medication, awaiting my pain and itch-free days to come, as the antibiotics worked their magic.

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How I Coped After Surviving Two Miscarriages 

There was no reason why I should have miscarried, or so I thought. I found a thousand reasons to blame myself. Had I gotten enough rest? Was I getting enough nutrition? As my mind searched for answers and concocted a thousand reasons as to why this happened to me, I started to slowly fall into a depression.

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11 Myths On How To Raise Respectful Children

Is it just me, or is our society’s youth today really struggling with respect? I’ve worked with kids for years and I’ve got three children of my own. Things that didn’t fly when I was a kid (and that wasn’t so long ago!) are either ignored or let go. An example: I’d never even dream of calling my teachers or parents by their first name.

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Why I Turned My Back On Divorce

"How could I truly know after only two years, whether my marriage could just be a mistake?"

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Lest We Never Forget: My Grandfather's Holocaust Story 

I was the last generation fortunate enough to have personally known survivors of the Holocaust.

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Creating better mental health

10 Tips For Creating Better Mental Health

Life happens. It’s a reality we all face. We all have unique personal challenges and stresses. However, it doesn’t mean that we have to go through life constantly feeling stressed or unhappy. Good mental health takes work and conscious thought. Here are some tips to create better mental health.

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