What is a Family “Purpose” Statement

What in the world is a Family “Purpose” Statement? Well, you could call it family purpose statement, family mission statement, awesome family statement or (your last name) mission statement… it doesn’t matter what you call it. What matters is that you have one! Having a marketing background, I often wondered why companies would have a mission statement…

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How to Win and Keep the Heart of Your Teenager

My oldest son always says he was our “guinea pig.” When we was born I was only 19 years old and had no experience at all in parenting. I could barely even take care of myself, let alone a child! Gus was also inexperienced and he had no clue how to be a proactive dad. “Bigguy,” as we…

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How and Why to Teach Character to Your Children (and You)

If you know my story, you already know I had terrible habits when I was single… I used to wait until the last minute to do my essays and I was always late for school. When I became a mom, I used to talk to my friends on the phone, while the kids made a…

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Our Greatest Moment of Pain in Parenting

Gus and I didn’t start off with any tools to parent and quickly our “baggage” caught up with us. We made so many mistakes and then we had to clean up the broken pieces of our actions, because those mistakes made profound impact on our children. The greatest moment of pain as parents came when…

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Looking for Powerful Parents!

Moms and Dads, we are so excited about this announcement! (minute 3:08 Gus’s vision, 4:09 us being vulnerable, 4:25 my struggle for years, 5:19 where are all the dads story, 5:40 what’s missing in society today, 6:04 what our older son’s girlfriends think, 6:21 what we are looking for, 6:57 the problem with my business…

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My Bad Habits Caught Up with Me When I Had Children

I was the person who waited until the last minute to get up in the morning for high school and I was known for doing a 50 page paper the day before it was due, in college. Although I was good in a lot of things, I was really lacking character in others and it…

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OMG! Can You Do This One Thing?

Oh, boy! Many of you sent me your emails and private messages with ideas for Powerful Parenting Academy (coming early 2017)! Gus and I were beyond excited, because we know this is going to be the BEST parenting program that has EVER been created. There will be content of everyone and you are going to…

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Can We Get Your Advice?

Gus and I were at a party this past weekend, and we thought of you… We decided to create this short video to get your ADVICE! Can you watch it and tell us below what you think? You can also email me to ShirleyatShirleySolisdotcom I can’t wait to hear from you!!

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Mom, Your Vote Matters for Our Children and Our Environment

We are less than a week away from one of the most important elections in decades. And while the topics the presidential candidates have discussed have been vast, there has been little discussion about kid’s health and climate change. Being a proactive mom means I have gone above and beyond my civic duty to properly…

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Mom Confession: I Drool When I Sleep and The Struggle of Being REAL

I must admit that on days when I am SUPER tired, I wake up in the morning and I realize I drooled! My hair is soaking and so is my pillow. GROSS!! This didn’t use to happen to me when I was younger, but now that I am older AND I am working on serving…

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