Author:Colleen

“I Believe in You”

The greatest gift you can give your daughter is to believe in her. Its one thing to believe in your beautiful baby girl cooing in your arms but it’s another thing to believe in your angry teenage girl who just threw the F-bomb at you. Your ‘belief’...

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Mother Knows

  This week I have talked to several confused and distraught mothers. Though each situation was different they had one common denominator. These mothers dismissed their intuition and trusted others opinions over their own. Because of this things weren’t going well with their families. These mothers...

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6 Ways to Heal a Mothers Heart

‘A Mother’s Heart’ is not talked about in the parenting books. Most parenting books focus on giving you tools and techniques to get through the teenage issues. These books are very helpful but there is more. The more is about mom as a person. Mothers are more...

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“You Think You’re so Perfect”

  You are just trying to be helpful and you say, “You're not going to learn anything if you are on facebook, texting, and watching You Tube videos while you are trying to study for your test.” You go on to say, “If you want to...

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7 Ways to Get Your “I Feel Good” Energy Back

Women are exhausted! I mean really exhausted. I have been hearing this lately from women everywhere. I have heard it from women who have been on my retreats, my friends, my therapy clients, and mothers from my coaching programs. Women get this message that we are...

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5 Steps to Help Busy Moms ‘Make Time’

Have you ever complained, “My husband won’t stop and ask for directions.” Then you go on to say, “We wasted an hour driving all over town. If we had stopped—it would have taken us 5 minutes and we’d been there on time.” But moms, we’re guilty...

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Are YOU Having Fun Yet?

Most people would be jealous of Lisa; beautiful, in great shape, married to her soul mate, and lives in a fabulous home. She has one teenage girl at home and one in college. So why isn’t she happy? Yesterday, in my office, Lisa was telling me about...

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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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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. In a blink of an eye Thanksgiving will be here and then the busy the season hits. If you are not intentional...

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“You are an Awesome Mom”

“I want you to know I am proud of you and you are an awesome mom.” Wouldn’t it be great if someone told you that every day? How would you feel if you really believed it? “You are an awesome mom!” It feels good doesn’t it? I have listened...

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Battle or Blessing: It’s how you look at it

I remember when I was 8 months pregnant when an acquaintance came up me and said, Is this your first? I said “YES” in a happy voice. With a smirky grin she said “You just wait!!!!!!!!!” And it happened recently. Someone asked me how old my daughter was...

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