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Parenting Successful Teens

Mar 27, 2023

The truth of the matter is that, as a Mom, I worked myself out of a job. 

They will always need my love.  And I theirs.  But they don’t need me.  And there is a grief there that is true.  Over the loss of identity.


I don’t regret building my life around them.  If I had it to do over again, I wouldn’t change a...

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...

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 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...

Jan 31, 2023

You don't have a photographic memory and neither do I.  But we still place a lot of stock in our memories to be reliable and it turns out they are not.  

Memory is a creative process.  We change our memories, every time we think about them.

Tune in this week to find out how memory REALLY works and how to use this...