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5 Missteps To Avoid When Disciplining Your Children

  Disciplining children is like filling out a FAFSA form. You’re told it’s “simple,” but to do it correctly requires so much time and effort.   Do you have trouble disciplining your child?   Well, keep reading as I share 5 costly missteps moms tend to make that keeps them from getting their children really […]

5 S.L.E.E.P.™ Tips Every Mom Needs

  Most moms think that to get enough sleep, you have to miss out on actual family time. But that’s not true. In fact, you may think that your daily work and home tasks are actually conspiring to keep you from getting the sleep you need.  However, here are 5 S.L.E.E.P.™  tips to help you […]
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To Practice Or Not To Practice…With The Team

When the leaves changed in October 2018, so did my approach with my eldest daughter regarding team practice. I’d been upstairs doing some work and I heard the door open in the front of the house. Both of my daughters came home through the door. I was only expecting one of them—my youngest, Jasmine—to be […]
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Creating A Career During Corona(virus) Crisis

Are you an unemployed mom? Do you need to get find a career, but you feel like the coronavirus—and maybe potential employers—are conspiring against you and sabotaging your success? Do you have questions about creating a career or maybe you need some tools to help you? Well look no further because this article will give […]
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What’s For Dinner, During COVID19?

What’s For Dinner, During COVID19?   DINNER!!   Ever made a dinner for your family and no one said, “Thank you?”   You go through your day and, without a second thought, you stop what work you were likely doing and refocus your energy and time on cooking dinner for your family.   However, it […]
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How To Create Calm Amidst The Covid Crisis

  If you’re a mom with kids at home and your #1 desire is to decrease the chaos and create calm amidst the Covid crisis, then pay careful attention to this secret. The Secret To Create Calm Amidst Covid:  Creates Space. The important thing for working moms with kids at home to understand is that… […]
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Why A Mom’s Self-Esteem Is Terrible To Waste.

A mom’s self-esteem is a terrible thing to waste.   Back in the 1970s, the UNCF had a commercial that stated: “a mind is a terrible thing to waste.” The commercial’s premise was that a young child needed to have access to role models and knowledge to reach their potential.   The commercial depicted role […]

Constructive Criticism

When was the last time someone gave you constructive criticism?   Do you know what criticism is?   Criticism Of Constructive Criticism   As humans we are prone to remember the last thing we heard. So, when we hear the words “constructive criticism,” the word “criticism” is all that lingers in the forefront of our […]
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Motherhood and Madden Football: Lessons Learned

  Motherhood and Madden Football are more than Xs and Os. Madden football taught me four important lessons about how to mother my daughters–and it’s not just hugs and kisses.   Lesson #1: Decisions. Decisions. I had to decide on my storage capacity. Upgrading my smartphone allowed me to increase the amount of storage space […]