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#093 Healthy Eating Habits For Teens

[caption id="attachment_5420" align="alignright" width="300"] healt, dieting, home and happiness concept - smiling sporty teenage girl with green salad at home[/caption] Many teens are preoccupied with body image and girls especially can be obsessed with weight loss. In this episode we focus on health gain. A majority...

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#091 How to Raise Money-Wise Teens

How do you raise money-wise teens? Is that really possible? To answer this question I invited Molly Ward to be my guest. Molly Ward, CFP® (Certified Financial Planner), CDFA® (Certified Divorce Financial Analyst) and Founder of Well Lived Wealth, LLC is a Financial Planner based in Houston...

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#90 CleanYour Room!!!

I've been listening to moms for a long time. 99.9% of moms complain about their teens messy room. So if you struggle with your teen around cleaning their room you're not the only one. Yes this is not a life or death situation….but it is one of...

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#089 How’s Your Mother’s Heart?

In this episode we're going to check in with your heart. [caption id="attachment_5403" align="alignright" width="424"] Broken heart stitched from two pieces on black background[/caption] How's your heart doing mom? Some of you may feel that your mothers heart is just fine. Others may feel that your heart has...

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#088 NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS—Or is it?

When your teen yells at you, "It's none of your business." Most likely it is your business! Today's episode we are going to get into your teen's personal business. We will address the question, "Whose business is it, your teens business, your business or our business? The way you...

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#087 The Empathy Advantage

  Today we are going to talk about all things empathy. Why should you care about empathy? In this episode we answer this question. Empathy is on the decline in our culture and we will look at why. How does social media and out digital world impact...

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#086 What to Do About Mom Burnout?

There's no way to escape stress right now with all that's going on. Parenting alone is stressful. The problem with stress is that it impacts more than your mind and your emotions. It impacts your body. Being in a constant state of stress response is not...

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#081 What You’re Doing Matters

[caption id="attachment_5294" align="alignright" width="425"] mother and daughter at home playing with jack russel[/caption] As you start a new semester, I want to encourage you--What You're Doing Matters! It's easy to feel like what you're doing does NOT matter, because it can feel like a thankless job, you're...

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#078 “MOM, Why Don’t You Trust Me!”

Has your teen ever said to you, "Why don't you trust me?" My guess is they have. This usually happens when you’ve questioned what your teen said, or you’ve said no to something he/she really wanted to do. When a teen says, "You don't trust me,"...

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#077 What’s Your Story?

[caption id="attachment_5113" align="alignright" width="849"] Portrait of a smiling woman lying on carpet with a wineglass , looking away[/caption] In this episode we explore the stories we tell ourselves and how they impact our lives and relationships. We have now lived in six months of uncertainty and...

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#076 Mom, Is There More For You?

Is there more for you? In the teenage years you focus on your son or daughters future. You want them to have every opportunity possible and you’d sacrifice everything to make that happen. You want them to get the internship in Spain. You want them to...

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#075 A Surprising Way to Be a Leader in Your Home

[caption id="attachment_5104" align="alignright" width="424"] A young female car driver adjusts the rear view mirror with her hand.[/caption] In this episode we talk about a surprising way to be a leader in your home. My good friend Sue Ludwig and I were talking about Dr. Jill Bolte...

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#074 Are You A Reactive Or Responsive Parent?

What is the difference between a reactive parent and a responsive parent? Why does this matter? This distinction can change your life, your family and your relationship with your teen. If you want to create a secure attachment with your teen you want to be responsive and...

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