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Parenting Successful Teens

Oct 27, 2022

Today I share my "borrowed from a business book" approach to setting parenting goals.  This is the process that set me free during the years when I truly struggled as a parent.

Take a listen and feel free to email me your parenting goals so that I can celebrate with you!

Oct 20, 2022

I thought I was listening to good parenting advice this morning until I heard this one little phrase.  It was like a dog whistle for triggering mom shame.


Sounds innocuous on the surface, but loud and clear for its intended target.


If you've heard something that made you feel like crawling into a hole, tune in this...

Oct 12, 2022

How do you define success for your family? 

If you haven't explicitly thought about it, you are most likely following a definition of success set by elite colleges - good grades, lots of extracurriculars, maximum post-college earnings, etc. 

Unfortunately, that definition sets most kids up for struggle rather than...

Oct 7, 2022

Sometimes even "good" advice can trigger us.  We read a book all our friends loved or an inspirational post, and instead of getting great ideas, we feel worse about ourselves as moms.

In this week's episode, I'll deconstruct some "good" advice that triggered me so that you can learn the tools of spotting and rejecting...

Oct 2, 2022

How do you get your kids to tell you what's going on in their lives?  

You love them + you're curious + you want to help.    But if they don't tell you anything, how can you help?

Because there is no amount of good parenting that lets your kid's skip "the hard parts", the best way to handle them is to know about them....