• Your Life: Parental imperfections are normal, forgivable

    By Charlotte Lankard For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, May 24, 2016

    Charlotte Lankard: During these weeks following Mother’s Day with Father’s Day just ahead, I invite moms and dads everywhere to join me in giving ourselves a gift — the gift of forgiveness, understanding we did the best we knew how at the time.

  • Charlotte Lankard: Parenthood grows stronger with loss of child

    By Charlotte Lankard For The Oklahoman clankard@oklahoman.com. | Published: Tue, May 17, 2016

    A parent is still a parent even when the child doesn't survive through birth, writes Oklahoma City family therapist Charlotte Lankard. She illustrates that point with comments made to her by Kerri Anne Guanch and her husband, Jeffrey, whose son, Aero, was stillborn in November 2015.

  • Oklahoma City event focuses on clergy response to domestic violence

    By Charlotte Lankard For The Oklahoman clankard@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, May 10, 2016

    Columnist Charlotte Lankard writes about “Making a Difference,” an Oklahoma City conference to equip faith leaders on how to respond to domestic violence and sexual assault when reported in their congregations. The conference will be May 17 at Oklahoma City Community College.