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Parenting Successful Teens

Apr 30, 2020

Many parents feel like "My teens don't respect me".  But behavior that shows up as disrespect could be coming from a different root cause.  So while you are trying to get some respect, your teen is fighting about something completely different.  In today’s episode, we’ll be talking about the other causes of...

Apr 23, 2020

Learned helplessness is the idea of learning that we are helpless to change a bad situation. This week we look at how we may have learned as children that we were helpless to make our moms happy. 

We grew up feeling "not good enough" about many areas of our lives, including parenting critical teenagers. 


Apr 16, 2020

Many people are waiting for some future moment when “we get our lives back” as if our lives have gone somewhere and we are waiting for their return. Savvy parents know we can create want right now with our focus. Tune into this week’s episode to find out how.

Apr 9, 2020

When my kids were growing up, I chronically felt like an outsider or weirdo around the other moms.  Not to the outward eye.  To the outward eye, I looked like every other mom in my town.  We drove the same cars and wore the same jeans.  But on the inside, I felt out of step with the other moms.  So when things got tough...

Apr 2, 2020

Being a people-pleaser doesn’t help your family.

So understanding the difference between your desire to have a happy home where everyone gets along and being a people pleaser (even to your kids) is vital.

But sometimes it’s hard to tell if you are people-pleasing or just being nice.  Because getting along or making...