Sara Dimerman


Sara Dimerman is a psychologist and provides counselling to individuals, couples and families. She is one of North America's most trusted parenting and relationship experts and the author of four books: Am I a Normal Parent?; How to Influence Your Kids for Good; How Can I Be Your Lover When I'm Too Busy Being Your Mother?: The Answer to Becoming Partners Again; and Why Married Couples Don't Have Least Not with Each Other. Learn more or listen to advice from Sara and her colleagues by searching for 'helpmesara' podcasts on iTunes or visiting Follow Sara on Twitter @helpmesara.

Ideas for Celebrating Family Day - SavvyMom

Getting Back to the True Meaning of Family Day

By Sara Dimerman / February 1, 2024

No matter who you hang out with on Family Day, consider this an opportunity to focus on and show appreciation for one another.

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10 Tips to Survive Holiday Stress

By Sara Dimerman / December 1, 2023

Stressed out already? We’ve got 10 effective tips for reducing holiday stress.

Helping Kids Find Gratitude - SavvyMom

Gratitude Can’t Be Imposed on Kids

By Sara Dimerman / November 1, 2023

The more we give, the more our children want. Sara Dimerman shares expert tips on how to help your kids find gratitude for what they have.

On Fathers and Daughters and What It Means to Be a Dad

By Sara Dimerman / June 1, 2023

The relationship between fathers and their daughters is both special and complicated. Here’s how you can make your relationship as strong as possible.

Tips for Setting Limits (with Love!) for Your Children

By Sara Dimerman / April 17, 2023

Setting limits for kids isn’t an act of rigidity. It’s an act of love. Here’s why—and how to follow through on those limits.

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10 Ways to Show and Say ‘I Love You’

By Sara Dimerman / February 10, 2023

We know that loving and feeling loved is more than just words. Here are 10 ways to show “I love you.”

5 Tips to Becoming Partners Again

By Sara Dimerman / August 13, 2021

Sara Dimerman shares five tips on what to do if you feel like you’ve become a mother to your partner. Find out more.

How to Have a Mindful 2016

By Sara Dimerman / January 4, 2016

The end of a year and beginning of the next is often a time for reflection. Time to consider both good and bad from the year that’s been and to plan for changes and good intentions for the year to come.

The Summer Activity Conundrum

By Sara Dimerman / July 13, 2015

Do you fill summer up with planned activities or let the kids entertain themselves? Our expert takes on the issue of bringing balance to the lazy days of summer.

How Should Sex Education Begin?

By Sara Dimerman / March 9, 2015

Should sex education begin at home or at school, and at what age?