Why YOU are the greatest asset to a brighter future mom!

As she looks across the table at me, it's easy to see the raw pain in her eyes.  The wonder in how she got here.  I'd seen it untold times before...hell, I'd witnessed it in myself on many an occasion.  Her tears flowed from a space deep within as she shared the story of feeling unworthy and undeserving of the beautiful [on the outside] life she lives.  Her fairy tale mask covers a self-loathing game she plays with herself every. single. day.  It's EXHAUSTING.

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How to stop performing as mom and deeply enjoy being happy...

What is it costing you to neglect yourself and continue to perform mom?  For me it meant a diagnosis of viral meningitis and a hospital stay.  Are you ready to shift from anxiety, frustration and (sometimes) overwhelm into BEING a mom who is patient, confident, and filled with joy?  Then I've got an event for you!

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My sure fire recipe to get teens to take off in the world!

Before we knew it freshman year in college was over and Brigham was off to Dublin, Ireland to study abroad! But how did we get here?!  It began with creating a partnership with him in middle school then, even more progressively we allowed him to choose (with parameters) during high school. But what's the KEY ingredient to raising kids that "take off?" Read this to find out...

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Be grateful for the struggle with your teen

Dad gets a call from the police that his teen daughter has been caught drinking at the home of a friend.  Dad's biggest feeling is embarrassment.  Our children turn into adults with their own thoughts, feelings, experiences...it's how we handle it that helps us grow.

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With parenting there is no "Easy" button.

There is no easy button to parenting adolescents today.  If the relationship you have with your child is in a bad place it's going to take some time and effort to change things...and you can only work on your part in the relationship.  But, it's an awesome place to start! YOU are in the drivers seat to a happier, healthier relationship with your teen!

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