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Make Connection a Habit

I am a leader

This week's mantra is "I am a leader!!!", because each of us is called to lead in our own way...from the inside out.  

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I ask for what I want and need

  How comfortable are you when it comes to asking for help? Asking those you love and even strangers for the things you want/need? This week we are talking about putting an end to "be seen not heard" by opening our throats, finding our voices and empowering our children to...

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Behavioral charts: I am totally over it

My friend Katie called me in tears last week. Her three-year-old son Max started having these new, long, weepy temper tantrums every day at preschool drop-off. Katie had the mamma guilt blues. Why was Max getting so upset? He loved school. How could she keep leaving him like this each...

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On Peace Tents, Healing the Generations and Motherhood

My friend Sammy Jo has beautiful brown curly hair, as you will see in the pictures as you scroll through this article. And when she was three, she gave herself a haircut with scissors. Sharp, grown-up scissors. Sammy’s mom was beyond furious. She was steaming hot mad. To teach little...

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Helping Kids Process Their Emotions Free From Shame

Have you ever heard another adult tell a child who is crying to stop crying? Maybe they lead with something like, “What are you, a baby?” Oof. Most of us cringe to think these things are being said to children (and they are) but are we aware of the more subtle...

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