Diet Is A Four-Letter Word

Let me make this very clear. I hate everything about dieting. I love food. It comforts me. It rejoices with me. I drink at least one full-sugar Dr. Pepper every day. I have the eating habits of a 12-year-old child. Today I am going to use the “I” word a

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Mothers Manifesto Part 3: Bill of Rights

This is part three of a three-part manifesto. Click here to start with part one. Our years managing hundreds of employees in the corporate world told us that it is time to get teenagers ready for college so they don’t react like deer in a headlight their first day of

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Mother’s Manifesto Part 2: Claim Your Power Right NOW!

This is part two of a three-part manifesto. Click here to start with part one. We know from training and experience that parents have great power and influence over their teenage children. Yes, you still do! Even when they seem to be rejecting everything you do and say. But we

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Mother’s Manifesto Part 1: Parents Have Power

Parents have power.  Power is influence and you have way more than you think. You may feel like you don’t have influence or authority over your children. Your children don’t want to admit it. But no matter what they say, no matter what they do, they still care what you

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Day One College Success

Day One College Success

Is your child leaving for college soon and you wonder, “Is he/she ready?” “Am I ready?” Does every conversation you have with your  student end poorly? As much as you love your soon to be adult  kids, do you ever wonder when – or if — they will become self sufficient,

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