Galit Breen, Scary Mommy

Galit Breen

Scary Mommy

Minnesota, United States

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  • The Good Men Project
  • Babble
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Past articles by Galit:

16 Things I Want My Tween Girl To Know Before She Posts Online –

My tween daughter and her friends seem to have two homes for their cell phones: clenched in their hands or tucked into their back pockets. While their typing fingers are faster than mine and their … → Read More

The surprising reason to have a cell phone contract with your kid

Teaching our kids how to talk about social media, how to call people out for their social media mistakes, how to ask for changes to social media posts is akin to teaching them how to drive. → Read More

Let the Boys Do the Talking To Discover That Kindness Wins

It is so easy to focus on kindness, on good citizenship, being a solitary act—something we do for and to others. But a true act of kindness winning is messier than this. It comes in reaction to unkindness, to salty language, if you will. Times when it’s easy, and even approved, to respond with unkindness. → Read More

Why you need to have the social media ‘talk’ earlier than you might think

Maybe we should let our kids use social media from a young age. That way, we can teach them the right way to be kind online. → Read More

Fatherhood Is ...

Fatherhood is jokes that we all know the punch line of. It’s goodnight hugs and kisses and blankets tucked up to chins. It's imperfect, inspiring, humbling. → Read More

8 Habits Of Incredibly Happy Women

The happiest women I know realize that there are habits they're in control of that lead to joy. Here are eight of them.... → Read More

Why I'm Not Raising A 'Good Girl'

In the midst of young motherhood, I believed that having well-behaved kids, ones who didn't make waves, meant that I was being a good mom. And while I think that polite words and gentle hearts make the world go round, what changes the world, what als... → Read More

14 Essential Truths About Raising A Tween Girl

Never "dumb down" your conversations. Share with her happy things and hard things and important things. Model a good debate, a strong reaction, smart questions and kind (re)actions.... → Read More

12 Things I've Learned In 12 Years Of Marriage

Don't waste time being wistful for who you once were. Instead, stay grateful for who you are to each other today. Being grateful and present sheds the right light on everything and everyone.... → Read More

6 Things Introverted Women Do Right

Introverts listen more than they talk. So they know -- really know -- how their people are doing. They understand what makes people tick, they connect the dots between vignettes that people share and thread them to create a roadmap of the people they... → Read More

7 (Unintentional) Lessons I Learned From My Mom

The first lesson that my Ima taught me was that family isn't defined by location. And that home isn't permanent and can be created between any four walls. I followed her lead in this and today live a plane flight away. I'm not sure she's thrilled tha... → Read More