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

The Mommy Guilt And What It Means To Have It All

In less than two years, I went from the fast-paced life of having a full-time job, while attending graduate school and going out with my friends at night, to being married and a full-time stay-at-home mother. My life took a sudden 180-degree turn, and at times felt like it was standing still.

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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.

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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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“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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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.

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The Difference Between Bipolar and Borderline Personality Disorders

The symptoms of borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder can often overlap. Understanding the difference is a first step in getting proper care for them and yourself, and being able to better relate to each other.

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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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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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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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