Parenting

Depression and Feeling Better – Part I

July 31, 2014
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Parenting is hard normally but if you are depressed as well then it is much harder than it should be. In my Parents Anonymous Group, depression touched many of our lives from time to time. Many of our members dealt with very difficult, stressful situations that occasionally felt hopeless. In our group we shared our […]

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Self-Esteem In Children: What Is Our Role?

July 29, 2014
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Most parents would never intentionally hurt their children, but unfortunately some do. Our self-esteem and what other people think of us are sometimes at the opposite ends of the scale. If I evaluate my worth, I take into account the volunteer work I do and how others value me as their friend, relative or acquaintance. […]

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A Mother’s Prayer

July 28, 2014
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“You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestation of your own blessings.” –Elizabeth Gilbert I know Ms. Gilbert said that as a personal incentive to create the life she wanted for herself but when I read it with a mom’s perspective it takes on a whole new meaning. As moms we must participate relentlessly in […]

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Decisions, Decisions: 5 Mindsets toward Making Your Best Choice

July 16, 2014
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“Choices made, whether bad or good, follow you forever and affect everyone in their path one way or another.” ― J.E.B. Spredemann, An Unforgivable Secret Should I stay or should I go? Should I turn left or should I turn right? Should I pick up the phone and call or should I just remain silent? […]

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5 Keys to Understanding our Response Ability

July 13, 2014
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The dictionary defines the word responsibility as a state or fact of being answerable, accountable, or responsible; of being reliable or dependable; morally right or legally required. “With great power comes great responsibility.”—Spiderman In my coaching world, responsibility is akin to evolution. If we are in tune with our deepest selves we know when we […]

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Teens and Heroin

July 4, 2014
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Drug addiction and teens Drug addiction and teens is a very serious issue. There are multiple drugs that teens abuse, and one of the most dangerous ones is heroin. Heroin is an opiate that is created from morphine. Morphine naturally occurs in the poppy plant from Asia. Opiates are known to be very powerful pain […]

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