Every business owner knows that the real rewards of owning a business are the lessons learned, and the growth that happens from those lessons. Pay attention to your mistakes and let them fuel your fire! These are the lessons I can turn to now and they are what keep me in business. Here is a list … Read moreThe Best Lessons I’ve Learned From My Sales Gig
Are your friendships a positive influence in your life…or an energy-sucker? The same principles about an unhealthy friendship apply to a marriage or other relationship. Luckily, there are counselors who specialize in relationships! Signs that your friendship is not healthy: You feel worn-out or agitated after spending time with her (and sometimes you can’t pinpoint … Read moreSigns That Your Friendship Is Not Healthy
Many women contact me to express a hope that they will be able to breastfeed. They want it for themselves and their children, but they just don’t know if they can count on it working out or not. All you know is that your mother did it, but your sister-in-law couldn’t, and your cousin did, … Read moreSix Lies That Make Us Quit Breastfeeding
I wish I had this insight from Day 1 as a parent…luckily, it’s never too late to start teaching this incredible lesson in your family. The adults probably need to learn it too! Naturally…Fights Happen Last week, my husband and I attended a party at my daughter’s preschool. The kids had made fresh-squeezed lemonade and … Read moreWhy We Made A Pact To Argue In Front Of Our Kid
Do you have “mom guilt” over your “me time?” Or worse, do you fail to pursue your own interests because of the threat of Mom Guilt, or the threat of overwhelm? This post is going to change things for you. Decision, Indecision, and Belief First of all, good job. Good job laying low. Good job … Read moreHow to Stop Letting Mom Guilt Hold You Back
I don’t like giving advice. In fact, in my massage therapy school (and even in college when I was studying the psychology of Personal Growth!) we were taught: Don’t give advice. Listening is what we were taught. With my clients, I practice listening, and then I try reflecting back what I think I am hearing … Read moreBefore You Write Your Birth Plan, Learn This!
Each one of us has a story in which fear is standing in our way. Changing my belief about the presence of fear has been a game-changer for me. I know it’s going to help you, too! The Typical Adult Control Freak View of Fear I don’t know about you, but I tend to treat … Read moreFear Is Normal (Learning This Will Change You)
I had a lot of anxiety about choosing a daycare for my daughter. When we visited her school she’s now been attending for over a year, I was deeply moved, because of a certain phrase I heard repeated in that environment over and over again: “It’s your choice.” When snack time came, the children were … Read moreThe Most Important Thing I’m Teaching My Preschooler