Lilian Gilbreth

Lillian Gilbreth – the Mother of Applied Psychiatry… and twelve children

By Jaime Seltzer “…if the only way to enter a man’s field was through the kitchen door, that’s the way she’d enter.” – Lillian Gilbreth Lillian Gilbreth led an unusual and fascinating life for a young woman born in the 1870s. She had eight siblings and a sickly mother, so she often ended up looking […]

Franҫoise Dolto: the Child’s Advocate

By Jaime Seltzer Franҫoise Dolto was born to a very well-to-do, conventional French family in 1908, fourth of seven children. Even as a small child, many commented on her incredible ability to understand others, and at the ripe old age of eight, she was already telling anyone who would listen that she wanted to become […]