Author:Colleen

Happy Freedom Day!

The fourth of July is a day to celebrate our country's freedom. How about you? Do you need a little freedom? Would you like to be free of your daughter's drama? Your daughter can be happy, angry, sad, stressed, and hyper in a five minute span. If...

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Make This Summer Count

What are you hoping for this summer? Time to rest. A good vacation. Less stress. Believe me - your daughter is hoping for something different. How old is your daughter? Now think of yourself at her age. (I know it's scary.) What did you love about the summer? My daughter is...

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A Much Needed Break

You can feel it. This morning is different. The house is quiet. My daughter and her best friends are sleeping peacefully. The pressure is gone. It's the first day of summer. Woo Hoo!!!! Our daughters know how to celebrate. My daughter couldn't wait for school to be out. (Just...

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Energy is Power: How This Impacts Moms

I open the flight magazine on the plane and these words leaped out at me. Energy is Power. What does this have to do with moms? Everything! If you want to Power your Parenting you need energy. It takes a lot of energy to parent your daughter. Here's...

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Don’t Miss It

Last night I was in the middle of something when my daughter came into the room and said let's go watch a movie. I said "Give me 15 minutes." She said back to me, "You know Mom I will be gone to college in 2...

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“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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