3 Characteristics of Healthy Parental Authority

I was recently talking with a mom whose goal is to be a healthy authority figure. We started exploring the idea of authority and what it means to her as a parent. During our coaching session, I realized that although authority is a common word in our society, the definition is not very clear for…

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What’s the Difference Between Conditional and Unconditional Love?

The topic of conditional and unconditional love is addressed with almost every client I work with.  Although some people would say “If it’s conditional, then it’s not really love,”  it is just a way of speaking. We use “conditional” as a framework of what we are speaking about.   When I address the topic of…

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The Stuck Mother- 3 Reasons She Stays There

The world changes and grows, but life for the “stuck” mother doesn’t… The house is an unequivocal chaos of dirty laundry, shoes, toys and knick knacks… day after day. The children raise their high pitched voices even to the point of whining and manipulating, so she can come to their rescue… hour after hour. Her…

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My Trembling Experience Raising Adult Children

Having adult children has posed a new challenge in that I REALLY CAN’T CONTROL THEM. Just when I thought I wasn’t controlling, I kept seeing my tendencies to want to “help” my adult children make decisions that appeared successful in my eyes. Simple things like going to college, getting a successful career, having good habits,…

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Why Teaching Business Skills to Your Children Pays Off

I never imagined that teaching business skills to my children would pay off… What started as simple curiosity and a desire to make money from an adorable 7 year old, turned into a lifetime of passion and a practical way for him to make a living. Today, Alexis is 18 and he is not afraid…

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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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