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When Craving Connection

Last night I read this line in Unconventional Wisdom: Stories Beyond the Mind to Awaken the Heart: You crave the connection of others because it is lacking within yourself. Where are you disconnected from your true self. . .? Whoa. It stopped me in my tracks. And even when I was ready to continue I kept […]

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7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Your Kids Are Pushing Your Buttons

Kids are masters at button pushing. Or so it often feels. However, by looking at things from a new perspective you may find your buttons melting away and even feel grateful that your kids are such amazing teachers of button awareness. When you’re having your buttons pushed ask yourself these seven questions: 1. What is […]

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In This Boat

Three and a half years ago I wrote this post on an old blog. Yes, today I feel like I mostly have my shit together and am generally high on life, but if there’s any doubt that I was once where you are, here’s proof. It is a daily challenge for me to separate my feelings towards […]

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What My 7-Year-Old Daughter Wants Moms to Know

You can chooz to be happy, sad,  or mad, So that you can be osum everyday. Do you agree? Do what you bleave in. Be grateful for your ideas. You can do as much as you want as long as you try no matr how old you are  you can do it.

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Motherhood Through the 7 Levels of Energy

As described by iPEC Coaching, the 7 Levels of Energy are the framework through which I coach and see the world in my everyday life. In this video I explain the 7 levels and look at how moms may experience each of them. Coaching for moms      

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The Secret to Redefining Success as a Mom

We’re conditioned to rely on others to determine our success. As children (and maybe even as adults) our parents told us if we were doing a good job or not. Our teachers graded us on our work as well as our verbal participation and behavior. Our bosses give us promotions or raises based on how […]

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Have Mommy Rage

“There’s nothing wrong with me,” I’d tell myself. “It’s the situation that’s the problem.” I was exhausted, unfulfilled, joyless. And worst of all, rageful. In short, I was failing to thrive. Curled up on the floor I’d mutter, cry, scream, “I’m miserable and I don’t know how to fix it!” Rage was not my problem […]

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5 Ways Moms Get Stuck and What to Do About Them

Megan Stonelake, a therapeutic parent coach, and I bumped into each other somewhere on social media and quickly found that both we and the work we do complement each other. I’m honored to share this post she wrote. -Ashley “I know how I want to parent, but I just can’t quite seem to get there.” […]

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How to Close the Distance Between You and Another Person

Acknowledge and Validate. The two most basic skills of coaching as I know it. To acknowledge means to let the other person know you’ve heard what he or she has said by paraphrasing it or sharing the meaning you got from it. To validate means to let the other person know that what he or […]

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Where is Resistance Standing in Your Way?

For the past year I’ve been saying I will grow my business through writing. But I haven’t, written that is. At least not much. While I enjoy writing and know from past experiences that I can use it to connect with others, I haven’t been doing it. Why not? Resistance. In The War of Art Steven Pressfield […]

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