How To Find Balance In Your Mother-Daughter Relationship

    Here’s a fact: every mom just wants to find balance in her mother-daughter relationship. And these 3 mother-daughter adjustment insights will help ANY mom adjust more smoothly as her daughter heads off (or back) to college in the Fall.   Insight #1: She’s Home, But She’s Not   As an empty-nesting mom, this […]

Raising Independent Children: 3 Mistakes To Avoid

    If your focus is raising independent children, then you need to avoid making these 3 mistakes. Mistake #1: Being “The Cool Mom” Who Says Yes What you need to understand about this is when a mom thinks she has say “Yes” or agree with everything her child does in order to be liked […]
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The #1 Secret Every Mom Needs To Know

If you really want to know how to feel guilt-free about your mothering, then pay careful attention to this secret.   The #1 Secret Is: Enough With The ‘noughs   The bottom line with this is whenever you feel yourself thinking that you are either not good enough, not doing enough, or not being enough, […]
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How To Have RACE Talks With Your Kids_Part 2

Talking about race with your kids requires reasoning skills.   It also requires that you understand what your kid’s racial development needs.   Feeling Caught In The Middle With A Middle Schooler?   As children enter their middle school years, their prefrontal cortex is still developing. Academic demands begin to require more independent management of […]
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How To Have RACE Talks With Your Kids_Part 1

You can’t tell a book by its cover. Nor can you (really) appreciate or understand a book by reading the Cliff Notes.   It can be hard to race through a book and something meaningful out of it.   Moms are “teachers” in and often set the tone of their home.   Get On Your […]
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4 “Race Talk” Mistakes Every Mom Should Avoid

  If you’re a mom who wants to know what to say when talking about race with her child, then you need to avoid making these 4 mistakes.   Mistake #1: Repressing Your Feelings   The core idea for you with this is that not acknowledging your real feelings, not admitting your fears and concerns, […]
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4 More Motherhood Lessons Learned From Potting Plants

In a prior blog, I recounted what my eldest daughter (Candace) taught me about the process of potting plants and I shared what motherhood lessons I learned from that experience. Today, I wanted to share 4 more motherhood lessons I learned from the whole plant-potting experience when it comes to parenting my twin daughters. Be […]

4 Motherhood Lessons I Learned From Potting Plants

  In my prior blog, I recounted what my eldest daughter (Candace) taught me about the process of potting plants. Today, I wanted to share 4 motherhood lessons I learned from it all when it comes to parenting my twin daughters. Funny, but after Candace and I potted my plant, she looked at me and […]
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5 Missteps To Avoid When Disciplining Your Children

  Disciplining children is like filling out a FAFSA form. You’re told it’s “simple,” but to do it correctly requires so much time and effort.   Do you have trouble disciplining your child?   Well, keep reading as I share 5 costly missteps moms tend to make that keeps them from getting their children really […]

5 S.L.E.E.P.™ Tips Every Mom Needs

  Most moms think that to get enough sleep, you have to miss out on actual family time. But that’s not true. In fact, you may think that your daily work and home tasks are actually conspiring to keep you from getting the sleep you need.  However, here are 5 S.L.E.E.P.™  tips to help you […]