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Parenting Successful Teens

Jul 26, 2022

Resentment is what you feel when you don't address your anger.  It's a big ol' pile of all the things you told yourself to just let go or pretended you weren't made about when you were.   

In this week's episode, I'll share how to not resent your own kids. Or more specifically the sacrifices you made and emotional...

Jul 18, 2022

Sometimes during a fight with our kids, they will yell "I'm not you, Mom" or "Stop treating me like a baby".  Turns out that we are seeing them through a frame of reference that I call "Mom Goggles".  What will help the situation is to take those goggles off and see our kids through new eyes.

This week you'll learn how...

Jul 8, 2022

It's your last summer togther before you become an empty nester and you're worried about what that's going to be like. 

(Or maybe feeling guilty that you are counting down the days because of what it's been like!)

In this week's episode we'll talk about why the term empty nest makes things harder than they need to...

Jul 5, 2022

The idea behind so much of "conscious parenting" and "gentle parenting" is that our kids are fragile and if we say or do the wrong thing we'll screw them up forever. 

Bah.  It's exactly the opposite.  Putting pressure on ourselves to never make a mistake is what makes our kids fragile.  

Making mistakes and then...