Five Questions That Will Fix Mother-Daughter Conflict

Have you ever found yourself in the middle of a conflict with your daughter, and the way it ended does not feel right? The situation had you wondering about every interaction with your daughter. If that is the case, here are five essential open-ended questions that you can ask your daughter during a conflict or […]

Beauty Make-Up Cosmetics & “The Boundaries”

The first time I heard the song, ‘Break Up to Make Up’ on the radio, I knew that the song by The Stylistics was really about relationships. Nevertheless, when it came to me and my mom, we had this kind of love-hate thing going on in our relationship. As her daughter, I was so beautiful […]

3 Keys to Raising Your Tween/Teen Daughter & Staying Connected

Raising tween/teen daughters and staying connected can feel like a daunting task at times. I have covered different topics relating to mothering with purpose and informed intentions, which involves learning lessons from past years and determining how are we are going to parent our daughters with purpose in mind. How do you go about raising […]

The Top 2 Problematic Mother Daughter Relationship Patterns

There are 4 distinctive patterns of interactions that mothers and daughters display, but here are the two most common relational patterns with mother daughter relationships that I have come across. You can read about all 4 patterns in my book, ‘What Mothers Never Tell Their Daughters.’ Pattern #1: Mom-In-Daughter™ Relationship There are common statements mothers […]

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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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 […]

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 […]
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How To Be Present In Your Daughter’s Life

What’s brown and green and not looking right all over? That’s what I asked myself as I recently looked at my plant. And that’s what I also asked myself as I looked at what my daughter was displaying. No mom ever expects her plant — or her daughter — to start displaying “brown spots.” And even […]