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Aren’t my kids too young to have a vision?

When I was first asked this question, I realized that people have a different definition as to what it means to have a vision for their lives. What this parent meant was “Isn’t my 9 year old child too young to know what she wants to be (professionally) when she grows...
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The Myth About Dreams

Dreams often get a bad rap – “Be realistic”, “Get your head out of the clouds”, “Live in the real world”… The myth we often hear is that dreaming is irresponsible, unrealistic, and unreasonable. But did you realize that our world is built on dreams! Throughout...
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What Kind of Mark Did You Make Today?

This is one of the most important questions you can ask your kids each day. You see, every time you are with someone you leave a mark – either a “gold heart” or a “grungy mark” depending on how you treated them. When I was a young girl, one of my Dad’s favorite things...
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Eight Tips for Breaking the Worry Cycle

Our minds are incredibly powerful. They have the ability to help us create amazing things…but they also have the ability to torture us. The perfect example is worrying.We’ve all experienced worry – it’s a natural human phenomenon. Worry happens when we have...
No More Yo-Yo: How to Help Kids Build Positive Self-Esteem

No More Yo-Yo: How to Help Kids Build Positive Self-Esteem

Does your child’s self-esteem rise and fall with the grades she makes? Does your child’s self-esteem rise and fall depending on who played with him at school that day? Does your child’s self-esteem crumble if he makes a mistake? If so, then your child is suffering...
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Teach Your Child to be Her Own BFF

There’s nothing like best friends – they can make you feel great because they see the best in you. Wouldn’t it be great if your BFF (best friend forever) was always with you!  Well that can happen…when you become your own BFF! Now this might sound a little silly but...
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Does your child have an Ah-bummer coach?

I’m sure you’ve had an “Ah #!%@” moment – probably after messing something up…. Well our kids have them too. The challenge with an “Ah #!%@” moment is that people often enter “panic mode” as they try to deal with the issue. The problem is…when you feel stressed and...
How to Figure Out the Perfect Time to Go for Your Goal

How to Figure Out the Perfect Time to Go for Your Goal

  You may have heard statements like these before… As soon as I have more money… As soon as I lose weight… As soon as I’m a little older… … then I’ll go for my goal! When deciding the “perfect time” to go for your goal… you must look out for a sneaky...
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Three Things to Teach Your Children About Being Mindful

“Mindfulness” is about being in touch with the present moment — paying attention to what is happening now – your thoughts, your feelings and your way of being. Practicing mindfulness is a powerful tool for creating a sense of well-being, for managing...