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's Articles

“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.
Tamar Saperstein    |   04.21.15 3am   |   SHARE

These Are The Realities Facing Transgender Youth

41% of transgender people in the U.S. have attempted suicide, 19% are refused medical care, and 2% report having been assaulted in doctor's offices.
Tamar Saperstein    |   04.7.15 12pm   |   SHARE

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.
Tamar Saperstein    |   03.25.15 2am   |   SHARE

How Motherhood Changed My Feminism

l long prided myself on being a "strong, independent, beautiful, staunch feminist." But then I found out I was pregnant—and everything changed.
Tamar Saperstein    |   02.23.15 5am   |   SHARE
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