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Career & Motherhood: Ways to Make It Work

Career & Motherhood: Ways to Make It Work

“I’m just afraid I’m not doing enough as a mother—and maybe I’m not even doing it right at all.” A young working mom, her eyes misty and tired from little sleep, quietly shared that with me. And I’ve had a version of this conversation with too many women recently. But I’ve been there, too. To […]

Powerful Ways to Mold Your Children Into Leaders

Powerful Ways to Mold Your Children Into Leaders

We all want our children to become leaders. We want them to be courageous, passionate and authentic. We want their actions to inspire other people to be their best. As parents and caretakers of children, their path to leadership is in our hands. We can model and teach the skills that will equip them to […]

Ways to Build Your Mental Strength

Ways to Build Your Mental Strength

Developing mental strength takes a conscious effort, dedication and daily practice. Start with these 10 exercises to work out your mental muscles. 1. Establish goals The human brain is naturally predisposed to reach for and achieve goals. And not just one big goal, such as I want to lose 50 pounds. Also set more manageable short-term […]

Key Elements of a Good Working Relationship

Key Elements of a Good Working Relationship

Coach Wooden established four essential components of being a successful coach: the coach as a philosopher, as an example, as a teacher and as a leader. Let’s focus on the teacher-student (coach-player) relationship. Coach Wooden described a coach’s role as a teacher in the following manner: “The coach must never forget that he is, first […]

Who Comes First – You Or Others?

Who Comes First – You Or Others?

Some people look at human interactions primarily in terms of what’s in it for them personally, some in terms of what they can do for themselves and others. Of course, people don’t always fall into one extreme or the other. If you sort only by self, you become a self-absorbed egotist. If you’re involved in […]

7 FREE Things To Get Out And Do As A Stay-At-Home Mom

7 FREE Things To Get Out And Do As A Stay-At-Home Mom

You love your children. And they love you. But sometimes, you’re good at testing each other’s limits. Here are a few ideas for those days when you realize it has been too long since you’ve both gotten a bit of fresh air: 1. Go On A walk or To The park Even better — go […]

Thumb-sucking: Is It Good Or Bad For Your Child?

Thumb-sucking: Is It Good Or Bad For Your Child?

  This is probably one of the age-old questions that until the advent of modern dentistry could only be answered by our great-grandmother’s old wives’ tales. Today we are better able to determine the answer to that question with greater detail on the why and why not’s. So, is thumb-sucking good or bad? The quickest […]

Tips To Help Balance Your Marriage And Parenting Responsibilities Better

Tips To Help Balance Your Marriage And Parenting Responsibilities Better

Achieving the perfect balance between your married life and your responsibilities as a parent is something we all find challenging. It can often seem as if one or the other is getting the short end of the stick. But there are some ways to get a handle on this delicate balancing act. “I think it’s […]

Simple Ways To Build An UNBREAKABLE Bond With Your Daughter

Simple Ways To Build An UNBREAKABLE Bond With Your Daughter

A strong mom-daughter bond is not a given. Just like every relationship, the mother-daughter relationship is vulnerable. So many things can come between a mom and her daughter, not the least of which is hormones! I have three daughters and my relationship with each has been different because they are different. Personality, temperaments, experiences – […]

Ways To Make Your Children More Active

Ways To Make Your Children More Active

There is no getting away from it – our kids are becoming increasingly less active as technology continues to provide appealing alternatives to traditional play and activities. We all know the potential health effects not being active enough can have on our children, so let’s focus on some actionable ways to encourage our children to […]