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In his book “Outliers,” Malcolm Gladwell wrote: “Ten thousand hours is the magic number of greatness.” He suggests that it takes 10,000 hours of intensive practice to achieve mastery of complex skills and materials. While this concept might be valid for some things, like learning to play golf or the
What kind of plant are you?
You know how when you go to the garden store to pick out plants, you have to make sure you get the right plant for the right environment? Not too much sun, not too much shade. Sometimes I fall in love with a plant that is labeled “full shade.” I
What Vexes Parents
A friend and talk show host asked me this week what 5 issues vex most parents. That’s a pretty big question! I’m going to share the view through my lens today and in the next several Sunday emails. I’d love to know if you resonate. I’ve shared the podcast below.
Self-care, self-love. Drinking and peeing.
If you are reading this email, you probably joined my list because. Chances are you have found that parenting stretches you in ways you didn’t see coming. I’m betting that you want your children to feel absolutely loved, cherished, and adored by you, down to their core. I salute you!
Our job is to be a better parent than those who raised us
Sometimes my job hurts my heart. I see it mostly with couples who come in to address conflicting parenting styles. One parent tends to go to nurture first; the other goes to firmness. Nurture and firmness: kids need both. Empathy connects It’s not too hard to teach the “nurture” parent how
The Days are Long, But the Years are Short
This cannot be. I must be dreaming. Those forever moments are now just a blur. I used to get annoyed when my kids were little and older people would smile at me and tell me, “Enjoy them while they are little. It goes by so fast.” I smiled back at