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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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#067 Teens, Screens, and Quarantine

In this episode I am bringing you another powerhouse guest to help your through this quarantine time with your teen. . .Diana Graber. Diana Graber is the author of “Raising Humans in a Digital World: Helping Kids Build a Healthy Relationship with Technology” (HarperCollins Leadership). She...

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#063 How to Recover and Rebound Fast After Drama

[caption id="attachment_4943" align="alignright" width="421"] Portrait Of Mother Sitting With Teenage Daughter On Sofa[/caption] In this time when you are quarantined with your teens, and dealing with the daily bad news of covid-19, stock market, and the economy, you can see an increase in drama in your...

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# 061 What is a Mom Going to Do?

Moms, I want to encourage you in this global crises. I know your life is up in the air and upside down and for this reason I wanted to give you eight practical ways to stay grounded and steady in these uncertain times. First, I...

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#058 How to Think About Your Teen

What you think about your teen greatly impacts you, your parenting and your teen. How you think about your teen is not hidden from your teen. It is very evident to them. You wear the delight, the joy or the fear, sadness or anger on your...

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#057 What Moms Should and Should Not Tolerate

[caption id="attachment_4926" align="alignright" width="424"] Angry parent with loud teenager with pink hair[/caption] In this episode you'll explore what moms should and should not tolerate. An important question to ask yourself at the start of a new year is, "What am I tolerating in my life?" Clue,...

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#055 Mom, Be Kind to Yourself

[caption id="attachment_4920" align="alignright" width="432"] Middle aged lady with two small puppies on a walk through the bluebells by the side of the Potamac rive[/caption] Moms have no problem being hard on themselves, but often have a hard time being kind to themselves. Moms don’t do this intentionally....

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#053 Gratitude: Are You Feeling It?

[caption id="attachment_4907" align="alignright" width="849"] Mother and daughter in a affectionate pose outdoors.[/caption] This episode is about, Gratitude: Are You Feeling It? Even though Thanksgiving is just a few days away, this podcast is about (way) more than just Thanksgiving, this info is relevant 365 days a...

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#052 How to Keep Your Teens Safe Online

[caption id="attachment_4904" align="alignright" width="849"] Angry woman behind excited teen on mobile phone[/caption] In this episode I discuss How to Keep Your Teens Safe Online. with Diana Graber. Snapchat, Instagram, Fortnite, cyberbullying, sexting, and technology addiction are some of the digital concerns that keep today’s parents up at...

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#051 Parenting: Through the Lens of Experience

[caption id="attachment_4598" align="alignright" width="425"] middle aged mother and teen daughter chatting on bed[/caption] Today we are going to look at parenting, through the lens of experience. There are many lenses in which we can examine parenting, like mindset. Today we will focus on the lens of...

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