Parenting: The Best “How to Grow Yourself Up” experience ever!

February 1, 2021

Parenting: The Best “How to Grow Yourself Up” experience ever!

Carrie* walks into her daughter’s bedroom to wake her up for school because once again she’s slept through her alarm. Trying to sound cheerful, she gently […]
January 1, 2019

Why 2019 is the year to invest in family life!

Every year it’s the same thing…resolve to lose weight, promise to slow down and “balance” your work and home life, stop overspending, quit drinking…same statements, new year. Mom, what if you did something really meaningful in 2019 and actually made yourself a priority by taking time once a week to strengthen the relationship to yourself? I can show you how!

November 27, 2018

What does it mean to be the best parent for your kids?

I have been talking about conscious parenting both publicly and within my family conversations for the past several years. I believe I have always practiced being a conscious parent, but I first understood the term itself and felt it aligned with the way I was parenting our five kids after reading The Conscious Parent by Dr. Shefali Tsabary in 2014. Inside are videos with my three adult sons about their experience of my parenting.

May 10, 2018

What made this kid so damn disrespectful?

When she dropped the F-bomb at Target I thought, “what could make a kid so angry as to say this to her mother?” Unfortunately, it’s a common occurrence, but what drives teens to act this way?