Mothers and Daughters: Boundaries are a Good Thing
Wellness.com - August 9, 2010

Can a mother be a daughter's best friend?
Huffington Post - May 4, 2010

Do I Have to be Available to My Daughter Every Minute? 10 Strategies to Nurture Independence
Parenting Pink - March 25, 2010

10 Strategies for Nurturing Independence In Your Children
Parents Ask.com - March 19, 2010

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Unattainable Perfection for Both Mothers and Daughters
Healthy, Wealthy n Wise - March 2010



Parenting Road Maps founders Linda Perlman Gordon and Susan Morris Shaffer, experts on twenty-somethings, adulthood, and parenting, are available for speaking engagements nationwide. If you are interested in booking Linda and Susan for an on-site speaking engagement please contact us to discuss your needs.

They are two mothers, one an educator and the other a psychotherapist, armed with practical advice and valuable resources for your parenting questions. They offer resources, organizations links and a platform to discuss issues.

As a result of this work, they have spoken to parent groups and educators nationally, and have been the subject of numerous interviews and articles in print, radio, and television in the United States and Canada. Selected television appearances include, Tucker Carlson: Unfiltered, CNN, MSNBC, and ABC "World News Now." They were invited to participate at the White House Conference on Teenagers.

It is our hope that this website will become your website and serve as your community/meeting place where parents, educators, mental health professionals, social commentators, tweens, teens, and twentysomethings come together to engage in productive dialogue and meaningful support.

Learn More about Linda Gordon and Susan Shaffer.


Too Close for Comfort?
Questioning the Intimacy of Today's New Mother-Daughter Relationship (Penguin Books)




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