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 […]
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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, […]

Raising Independent Children: 3 Mistakes To Avoid

    If your focus is raising independent children, then you need to avoid making these 3 mistakes. Mistake #1: Being “The Cool Mom” Who Says Yes What you need to understand about this is when a mom thinks she has say “Yes” or agree with everything her child does in order to be liked […]
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How To Have RACE Talks With Your Kids_Part 2

Talking about race with your kids requires reasoning skills.   It also requires that you understand what your kid’s racial development needs.   Feeling Caught In The Middle With A Middle Schooler?   As children enter their middle school years, their prefrontal cortex is still developing. Academic demands begin to require more independent management of […]
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How To Have RACE Talks With Your Kids_Part 1

You can’t tell a book by its cover. Nor can you (really) appreciate or understand a book by reading the Cliff Notes.   It can be hard to race through a book and something meaningful out of it.   Moms are “teachers” in and often set the tone of their home.   Get On Your […]
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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 […]