Author:Susan Lucibello

What is a Successful Teenager?

Defining success is tricky, especially when it comes to your teenager. Would you say your daughter is successful? Would your daughter say she was successful? These are uncomfortable questions for both you and your daughter. Here's why. This culture defines success in terms of ranking from the...

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Why We Need Space

I am taking an online defensive driving course. I could say I am taking the course because I wanted to lower my car insurance, which is partially true. But the truth is, I was speeding and got a ticket. There you have it. The secret...

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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 behaviour for confirmation. This is a big trap for moms and is...

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So . . .What Do You Expect?

What do you expect out of life? "The other shoe to drop." "Not much." "Someone is going to let me down." "I never get a break." What do you expect from your daughter? "She's going to blow it." "It's too late." "Now what is she up...

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