If you want to have a conversation, set the stage to invite a conversation. My favorite way to initiate a tête-à-tête with my daughter is to…
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Advice for Awesome Moms on Re-connecting with Your Post Pandemic-Panic Teenagers (Part 1)
That’s why conversation is the key, whether you are maintaining a good relationship, or repairing one… and they CAN be repaired. Just start by telling her…
Teenage Tantrums? Venn Diagrams to the Rescue
Not all teenage girls fly off the handle, or blow things out of proportion. But Mom, if you happen to be living with your very own human rollercoaster, it can […]
Parenting Strategies with the Venn Diagram
Welcome to the Versatile Venn Diagram, that splendiferous, fabulously perfect illustration for parents and kids of Common Ground. It’s a graphic used to clarify differences and similarities, and in the right hands, can teach your kids how to negotiate gracefully.
How Did I Get Here?*
She has since graduated from the money pit known as Northeastern University, where she earned an advanced degree in Opinion.
Oh, wait. That was what she graduated high school with… No, I was right the first time. She graduated from high school with Attitude, and from college with Advanced Opinion.
Don’t get me wrong. I’m not complaining. After all, I raised her, and all that strength and resiliency got her through law school. Objectively speaking, she rocks!
Mothers Day In October
Mothers, Isn’t It Time You Took a Day Off? The world values time off, as evidenced by the three-day weekend. Everyone knows you can’t work continuously without a break, at […]
Is Parent Coaching For Me?
Make the Most of Your Efforts To Improve Your Mother-Daughter Relationship As a mother, you may feel distance growing between yourself and your daughter as she enters into her teenage years. […]
Moms, Do You Need Some Time Off from Parenting?
When Was The Last Time You Had A Day Off, Moms? Mothers often feel they have to be “on the job” all the time. Unlike a normal job, there […]
Parenting Moms Need Guilt-Free “Me Time”
Moms, Do You Know How To Take “Me Time” Without Feeling Guilty? Being a mom is perhaps the busiest job you can have. As a mom, you’re always on standby […]