Motherhood & Family

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Family leadership: Becoming a successful and effective parent leader

Family leadership: Becoming a successful and effective parent leader

What is leadership and why should parents care? Leadership is the ability to inspire yourself and others to take positive action in life. Every individual […]

14 Steps to becoming a less distracted parent

14 Steps to becoming a less distracted parent

Everything about our lives today distracts us from what’s really important – connecting with our inner core so we can better connect with others, especially […]

How to choose a youth sports league

How to choose a youth sports league

I speak to many parents about their experiences with youth sports leagues in order to understand their expectations and concerns about youth sports. Some parents […]

9 Tips for an awesome school year

9 Tips for an awesome school year

As much as I hate to think of summer ending, it’s time to think about the beginning of a new school year. To begin is […]

I am THAT mom

I am THAT mom

I’m not sure when I decided to become the most disorganized school mom. The one ducking through drop-off with her hair in a messy bun. […]

3 Things your family doesn’t want to lose this summer

3 Things your family doesn’t want to lose this summer

This past weekend, I was over at a family member’s house. I was watching my 16 year old nephew play video games. When he took […]

20 Things moms don’t need to feel guilty about

20 Things moms don’t need to feel guilty about

Ugh. Mommy guilt. Will it ever go away? Here’s the scoop about guilt. Guilt reinforces this idea that who we are as Moms is not […]

8 Lessons learned from participating in youth sports

8 Lessons learned from participating in youth sports

We each have our own reasons for participating in a sport or supporting our children in their endeavors. Many athletes are revered because we all […]