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Motivating – Nearly All Things
Under Pressure by Lisa Damour, Ph.D.
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A couple of nights ago, we were lucky enough to have a PTO sponsored speaker at our high school.  Even luckier, that speaker was Lisa Damour, Ph.D. , psychologist and bestselling author of Untangled.  She is also a monthly New … Read More

3 Ways to Help Your Struggling Teen
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With the start of the school year fast approaching, we know our teens are going to face struggles with school, friends, sports, and social pressure.  We decided to seek out expert advice from Life Coach, Kristen Goodman to help us … Read More

Why You Should Watch Brené Brown: The Call to Courage Next on Netflix
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The other day I stumbled upon the Netflix movie Brené Brown: The Call to Courage.  I vaguely remembered watching an inspiring Ted Talk by Brené Brown so I was intrigued and pressed play. Sooooo glad I did. Dr. Brené Brown is a … Read More

Book Review: Girl, Wash Your Face
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Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis is an inspirational book for women who are just “getting by” in the present or maybe even stuck in the quagmire of their past. Through her emotional and sometimes heart-wrenching experiences, Rachel Hollis offers … Read More

Sex Feeling Like a Chore? Read This.
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  Love Worth Making: How to Have Ridiculously Great Sex in a Long-Lasting Relationship written by Stephen Snyder, MD, a sex and relationship therapist, offers exceptional advice on how getting out of our own way, untangling our sexual knots, and being a … Read More

Book Review: The Year of Living Danishly by Helen Russell
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Imagine a place where you could leave a sleeping baby in a car seat while you run into the grocery store knowing that they would be safe.  Or, what if you could quit your job in search of one that … Read More

Book Review: Kickass Single Mom
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The Kickass Single Mom: Be Financially Independent, Discover Your Sexiest You and Raise Fabulous, Happy Children by Emma Johnson is a must-read book for newly-divorced moms unsure of what to do next with their finances, career, and relationships with your … Read More

How To Get Your Tweens and Teens to Listen
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    Ever worry about your teen or tween making a mistake – like a really big mistake?  Let’s face it, we were teens once too and we remember.  As a parent of one teen and two tweens, these are … Read More

Stopping the Cycle – Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
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New York Times Bestseller Hillbillelegy by J.D. Vance is an interesting look into the problems that vex rust belt cities in small town America.  Written from his own experience growing up in Kentucky, then later Middletown, Ohio, Vance shares the … Read More