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  • How to Dial Down the Worry

    What do you worry about? If you haven’t worried about anything this past week, then don’t read this article. But I’m guessing you have. 🙂 Even the most enlightened and spiritual will find themselves in a state of worry. We worry about different things. We......

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  • All Mothered Out? The 5 Essential Needs to Feeling Good

    Do you need a vacation from the Holidays? I wouldn’t be surprised if you are All Mothered Out. You know if you are All Mothered Out because… You have no patience, especially with your kids. You feel like you are going to implode if you......

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  • Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

    I Wish …. ♥ Your Holidays are filled with laughter and delight. ♥ You have treasured times with your daughter. ♥ You feel loved and appreciated by your family and friends. ♥ You have stress-free days. ♥ You get what you need (and want) this......

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  • All I Want For Christmas Is ___________.

    Lights are twinkling in our neighborhoods and holiday music is playing everywhere. The holiday season is here. I was reminded of one of my favorite Christmas songs when I was little, “All I want for my Christmas is my two front teeth….” This is very......

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  • Why Mother Fog is the Gateway to Drama

    What is Mother Fog? Mother Fog is when there are so many things going on at one time that you can’t think clearly. This happens all the time with mothers. It’s like your mind is covered with a thick, soupy, dense fog, and your thoughts,......

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  • How to Dial Down the Holiday Drama

    Recently a mom told me, “I’m so sick of hearing the song, It’s the most wonderful time of the year, everywhere I go. Really … the most wonderful time of the year??? The problem is I have a teenaged daughter.” Here’s the deal. The holidays......

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  • Tis the Season of Blessing or Stressing

    Get prepared for the Holidays. The shopping malls have been ready since October with decorations of shiny tinsel, red bows, gigantic wreaths, and white lights. Thanksgiving is almost here and then the busy season hits. If you are not intentional you will be swept away......

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  • How Do You Grade Yourself as a Mom?

    Every mom wants to know that she’s doing a good job. It’s natural for moms to look for validation. We compare ourselves to other moms and other daughters, or we look to our daughter’s behavior for confirmation. This is a big trap for moms and......

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  • Perspective: Parenting Teenage Girls

    I was talking to Chelsea a 15-year-old girl a few days ago. She’s gorgeous and tall, yet she looked small sitting on my office couch. I asked her what was going on. She looked out the window and said, “Everyone hates me at school. I......

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  • 5 Guidelines to Having Fun with Your Teen Daughter

    Remember Cyndi Lauper’s song from the 80’s, Girls Just Want to Have Fun. You might remember singing that song at the top of your lungs driving to the lake with your friends when you were in high school or college. But that was a long time......

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