teenage daughter Tag

#035 How to Raise Creative Teens

[caption id="attachment_4438" align="alignright" width="400"] OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA[/caption] How do you foster your child/teen's creativity? Expressing your creativity through art, dance, writing, film and music is an excellent way to develop the teenage brain. The brain is having a major growth spurt during the teenage years. It...

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#034 Help for Moms with Strong Willed Daughters

[caption id="attachment_4410" align="alignright" width="286"] Isolated portrait of beautiful black teenage girl pouting[/caption] My friend sent me a post that said, "Check on your friends with strong willed daughters. We are not ok." I laughed but what really struck me is how many thousands of moms had...

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#21 How to Discipline Your Teen

"You can't tell me what to do!" Let's face it disciplining a defiant teen is challenging. Because parents often feel powerless when it's two hours past curfew,  we can be flooded with a whole array of emotions. At this point we are not thinking clearly. This...

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How to Like Your Daughter Again

You love your teenage daughter--but do you like her? It's common for moms to worry, obsess, and do their best to love their daughters. But if they're honest, what with the entitled attitude, defiant actions, and impulsive tongue, it's often hard to like them. Bottom line:...

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“Mom, can I go to the party?”

Your daughter is going to push you. Just when you feel you have worked through one issue another one rolls in. This is where it is super important that you are crystal clear about your decisions, boundaries and guidelines for your daughter. Your clarity is so...

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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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