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How To Peer Pressure-PROOF Your Tween & Teen Daughter

In today's Daughter Talk™ Series from Mother Daughter Connections®, I share 5 Things You Can Do To Peer Pressure Proof Yourself. These five tips will help you...if you are a daughter who (or are a mom who has a daughter who) is: ...In middle school. ...In high school. ...about to or are already in college.

Mother’s Day: Strained Relations Are Hard

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]
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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 […]