3 Keys To Raise Your Teen Daughter…& Still Stay Close

Have you ever wondered how to raise your teen daughter and still stay connected with her? This common concern gnaws at moms at both a conscious and unconscious level. It’s the unconscious worries that contribute to moms behaving in ways that undermine their heart’s desire for connection, communication, and closeness with their daughters.   As […]
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3 Keys To Raise Confident Daughters: What EVERY MOM Needs To Know

Three IS the magic number, especially when it comes to raising confident daughters. There are 3 key mind-changing beliefs that I believe every mom needs to know and adopt if she wants to raise confident daughters.   Mindset-Changing Beliefs #1 – Don’t Blame…Claim   Your relationship with your mom is the foundation for your future […]
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How To Stop Overcompensating As A Mom

Overcompensating is a balm not just for lips but for a woman’s heart. It is the main way that women, and mom in particular, deal with the comparison and criticism they face daily.   When a daughter does not feel and experience the safety, security, & satiety she needs from her mom, that usually leads […]

How To Deal With Criticism

In order to understand criticism, it’ll be important to understand the Anatomy of Criticism. Criticism is a type of communication that occurs in which One person investigates, evaluates, &/or analyzes someone or something The person finds fault with or something lacking about the person or thing Conveys their feelings, thoughts or opinions on the matter […]
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How To COPE With The Cosmic Pause of COVID19

  The “cosmic pause” of COVID19 pandemic has ushered in a time of firsts in human history: First pandemic in lonnnng time. First non-pomp-n-circumstance-type of graduation ceremonies First nearly full in-classroom-to-online shift within the education arenas First major interruption of major league and collegiate sports  …and a host of other firsts on personal and professional […]
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How To Have The SEX Talk

When you hear the word “sex,” what feeling immediately comes up for you? For countless women – and moms, in particular – the topic of sex brings up a variety of feelings. As her mom, how then are you to talk about sex with your daughter?   If your daughter hasn’t asked you about sex, […]

5 Back-to-School Tips Every Mom Needs To Know

Want to smoothen your child’s transition to back to (virtual) school? Here are 5 quick back-to-school tips to help you do just that and give you the SPACE you need.   Tip #1: Schedule Set-Up   This tip is all about the fact that you will need to help your child (re)create a “school-day” at […]
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7 Steps to Empty-Nesting Success (Part 2)

In last week’s blog, I covered the first 3 (of 7) steps to successfully navigate your empty-nesting transition with your daughter. Those steps are: Finances Need To Be Fixed Responsibilities Need To Be Rounded Up Expectations Need To Be Equitable In this week’s blog, I’ll cover the next 4 steps for successfully navigating the empty-nesting […]

7 Steps to Empty-Nesting Success (Part 1)

  Most people think that to empty-nesting with your daughter means you have to lose your connection with her in the process. But that’s not true. In fact, maintaining a connection with your daughter during this transition will go better if you address the 7 items on this Empty-Nesting checklist.  In today’s blog, I’ll cover […]

How To Find Balance In Your Mother-Daughter Relationship

    Here’s a fact: every mom just wants to find balance in her mother-daughter relationship. And these 3 mother-daughter adjustment insights will help ANY mom adjust more smoothly as her daughter heads off (or back) to college in the Fall.   Insight #1: She’s Home, But She’s Not   As an empty-nesting mom, this […]