What About You?

This is post is for us.  Not for the parents who we are.  Just for us as people, as individuals, as souls separate from who we are as parents, spouses, friends, and children. Because if we want our children to be excited about their lives, we must first be excited about ours.  We have to […]

What About You?

My Parenting Manifesto

You know I am a big fan of clarity.  It’s one of the things every family needs in order to thrive.  Clarity is about knowing who you are as a family, an individual, and as a parent.  It’s about knowing what you stand for and what’s important. So when I read Brene Brown’s book, Daring […]

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What to Do When You and Your Spouse Don’t Agree

Parenting is hard and it’s really hard when parents don’t agree.  Every parent brings to their relationship and parenting journey different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences all of which shape us in different ways.  And the reality is in order to raise strong great kids who are excited about their lives, we need to find ways […]

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Sometimes I Worry What You Think

  Sometimes I worry about how you interpret my message.  Sometimes I worry you read this newsletter and think you need to be this completely pulled together parent whose house is always clean, who never forgets anything, and whose kids are always well behaved and polite.   I don’t write things like In a Perfect […]

I first learned about this TED talk from Michael Hyatt on one of his recent podcasts and I was blown away by  how important the message is for parents.  I shared it with my two teenage daughters as well.   The TED talk is 20 minutes long, so grab a cup of tea or coffee and sit down to enjoy.  I am also currently listening to her 6 hour workshop called The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage and so far, it has been great.

After you watch it, I would love to hear what you think.  You can share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below.