Coaching Your Kids

Coaching Your Kids

Hey parents, did you know that you’re a coach? I believe that all parents are coaches. I’m not talking about coaching your kids in soccer, basketball or other sports. I’m talking about Life Coaching. Your child has their own personal Life Coach called Mom and/or Dad!...
Grading Life on a Curve

Grading Life on a Curve

Way back in the last century, I attended design college. I learned many aspects of the fashion business. I learned to drape garments on a dress form and then turn the draped pieces of fabric into a paper pattern which could then be used to produce 100s or 1,000s of...
The New Girl

The New Girl

My first day of 9th grade was in a new house, in a new city, and in a new school. I knew not one person in that school other than my siblings. Within a couple weeks, 2 girls had befriended me. They told me I looked exactly like a girl they knew from middle school. A...
Helping Your Child Feel Confident Before Tests

Helping Your Child Feel Confident Before Tests

A mom I know asked me if I would coach her daughter who was nervous about an important exam. Time was short and we couldn’t make it work for me to coach her daughter. So I sent the mom an email with some brief instructions for coaching herself and her daughter...
The Bully Inside

The Bully Inside

For 2 months after I sent my first book into the world, I felt so stuck. It was weird and hard. How could I feel like this after giving so much time and love to something that I created and was so proud of? Someone told me that it’s normal to feel down after...