There are 5 Important questions your daughter should ask the financial aid office at her dream school. Dr. Deering addresses this topic in today's blog.
On today's episode of Mother Daughter Connections®, I discuss the Language of Loss™. Our twin daughters and our family have gone through the deaths of three "fur babies." Each instance happened at different stages.
When some people think of what a mother-daughter relationship should be, they think of the word, “close.” However, the main prerequisite for a thriving mother-daughter relationship is that it has healthy boundaries. BOUNDARIES DEFINED A boundary is a demarcation line between one entity and other. It is that “line” which indicates where something begins…and ends. […]
Adult daughters don’t always get the time and attention they need for self-care. This is especially true when it comes to Mother’s Day approaches. The situation can be quite precarious if an adult daughter’s relationship with her mom is strained or estranged. My Mom’s Unintentional Advice In her Jamaican patois (pronounced: “patwah”) accent, my mom […]
As Mother’s Day approaches, I’ve been reflecting on the of moms and daughters who have sought out help from me over the past 20-plus years that I’ve been working as a Mother Daughter Relationship Personal Trainer and psychologist. For many, Mother’s Day can be a very emotionally-laden time because of the mother-daughter relationship being strained […]
In today's blog, I write about: What Is Daughter Empowerment? This blog (along with Episode #135 of Mother Daughter Connections™) is packed with wisdom that will help you re-orient yourself and get you (back) on track.
My mom and I were estranged. People look (and still look) at me strangely when I tell them I didn’t go wedding dress shopping with my mom. Am I a bad daughter because of that? No. Why? Because I was being responsible to keep myself safe. Safety is something every daughter needs. And when a […]
Have you ever found yourself in the middle of a conflict with your daughter, and the way it ended did not feel right? The situation had you wondering about every interaction you’ve had and if there is anything that will fix your mother-daughter conflict. If that is the case, here are five essential open-ended questions […]