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Parenting Successful Teens

Mar 18, 2023

I'm a big fan of maternal intuition (Mom's wisdom).  But when are you being guided by intuition and when is it just a brain fart?  An old story or unconscious bias?  Tune in this week to learn a quick test to sort out when you're getting information that is helpful vs. following an unconscious bias that will hold you...

Mar 3, 2023

Many parents want my help in getting their kids to tell them what's really going on in their lives.  They do this both because they want connection and they see it as a way to keep their kids safe.

Tune in this week to find out the secret to getting your kids to talk to you about things that really matter.

If you'd...

Feb 23, 2023

Sometimes we get into situations where we feel a little over our heads.  Tune in this week to learn 2 strategies to make those situations easier to bear.

1.  Relentlessly being your own compassionate witness.
2.  Borrowing someone else's belief in you when your own faith in yourself is a little shaky.

If you want a...

Feb 16, 2023

We live in a world that is more conducive to anxiety than play.  So play won’t necessarily feel good enough to entice you away from work until you rewire your brain for more joy.

Your brain will say "oh you can go do that when you send that email...finish the dishes..." (get your work done)

But your brain is a liar....

Feb 10, 2023

You can give what you don't have.  Moms do it all the time. 

You read news stories of moms lifting hundreds of pounds when their kid is trapped.  Or Ben Carson's mom making Ben and his brother write 2 book reports a week for her, even though she couldn't read!

We moms are resourceful and I love that about us.

But all...