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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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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No More Drama for THIS Mama! [Case Study]

Earlier this week, I had a group coaching call with the parents in my Powerful Parenting Academy. We started the call celebrating any improvement the parents had seen in themselves and/or in the children thus far. I could not have expected the news that followed… One of the moms in the group said, “it’s been 2…

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5 Character Traits Your Children Will Learn from Doing Chores

When I was a little girl, my mom used to make my brother and I do chores around the house. Before she’d leave for work, she would tell us “by the time I come back, make sure the bathroom is clean.” And so it was each day she left for work, she’d leave a new…

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What is the Youngpreneur Program?

I stood on a plastic cube in my aunt’s kitchen (where we lived for 4 years) and with my little hands I added spoonfuls of sugar to 3 cups of water and the juice of 5 lemons. There were lemon peels everywhere and water covered most of the surface around me. As I tasted the lemon water, my sweet buds told…

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Why Teaching Your Children About Business Teaches Them Character

When my oldest was 5 years old, I attended my first homeschool convention. In the list of workshops provided, I checked off a class titled “Children of Character” by Mardy Freeman. Promptly before the scheduled time, I walked in to find a room full of other committed parents who were eager to learn the secrets…

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