How Important are Extracurricular Activities?

Posted by on Oct 15, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Extracurricular Activities and a Teen’s Future Most parents want to see their children thrive in school, and part of that is doing well in extracurricular activités. Whether it’s football or math club, the opportunity to participate in extracurricular learning offers plenty of benefits and should not be missed. Teen School Activities: What Are the Benefits? 1. Improved Social Skills Teen self esteem develops partially through learning social skills, and sports and other activities offer the chance to interact with peers in ways...

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How Important is it for Your Teen to Give Back?

Posted by on Oct 8, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

I find myself posting this at least every other year because I really believe that it is important to teach your kids to give back.  Kids are very ME Centric and if you don’t have them giving back, they can get too wrapped up in themselves. It Makes sense because we act like the world revolves around them from the time they are born. So when they become teens they actually believe that the world revolves around them. It’s our job to teach them that it doesn’t. The best way I know to do this is to get them involved in...

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Having a Good Mother Daughter Relationship

Posted by on Oct 1, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Working on Your Adult Mother Daughter Relationship: It’s Never Too Late Even if you and your daughter did nothing but fight during her teenage years, you can make positive changes by working on your adult mother daughter relationship now. No matter how much the two of you clash, you need each other. Your daughter will need you at 35 just as much as she needed you at 15, and you will need her as you grow throughout life as well. The Adult Mother Daughter Relationship: Cultivating Positivity with a Retreat Many people don’t realize...

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Creating boundaries with your Teen

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Setting and Sticking to Boundaries: How Clarity Can Prevent Teen Issues The only thing more difficult than sticking to boundaries is setting them in the first place. These days, parents are exposed to more opinions than ever before in history. If you’re strict, people will say you’re suffocating your kids. If you don’t set enough rules, people will say you’re spoiling them. It can get pretty frustrating. Boundaries and Teen Issues: Consistency is Key The boundaries you set will come down to your own personal beliefs about what’s right....

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Needing a Mothers Support at all Ages

Posted by on Sep 17, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Triggers, Empathy and Support: The Healing Benefits of an Adult Mother Daughter Retreat  It’s sometimes difficult for mothers and daughters to feel empathy for each other, and this is often due to being triggered. There are a few reasons that mothers and daughters have the ability to easily trigger one another. The connection between mother and daughter is deep, which means both are highly vulnerable. The wounds from a damaged connection can fester and worsen over time. A mother is such an important part of a daughter’s development that...

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Why is it so Hard to be with our Feelings?

Posted by on Sep 10, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Emotion is a Sign of Strength: How Shunning Tears is Creating Teen Issues  As a society, we’re losing the ability to connect with our emotions, and it’s a frightening thing. How often have you overheard a parent telling their young child to stop crying? How often have you said this to your own kids? The Shunning of Emotion and the Numbing of Feelings Maybe you’ve never scolded your children for crying, but chances are that at some point in your life, you were told to toughen up, stop being so sensitive or stop being a “crybaby”. For many...

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Mother Daughter Relationships

Posted by on Sep 3, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Mother Daughter Retreats for Improving Your Relationship at Any Age Mother daughter relationships grow and change over time, but without a strong foundation, it’s possible for the relationship to fall apart. How you interact with your daughter now will play a key role in how your relationship plays out in the future. Tips for Getting Closer: Avoiding Conflict in Mother Daughter Relationships 1. Make the Time You spend time with your daughter every day, but is it quality time? Between work, school activities and time spent with the whole...

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Getting Your Teen To Open Up To You

Posted by on Aug 27, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Engaging Communication: How to Handle Teens Shutting Down  You know that you’ve reached the next stage of parenting when your kids go from obsessively trying to get your attention to wanting nothing to do with you. Parents have been dealing with teens shutting down communication throughout history, but decades ago, the world was nowhere near as complex as it is today. In this modern age, maintaining a line of communication with your kids is crucial for avoiding teen issues. 1. Keep the Evenings Casual Nice as it can be, the formality of...

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Adult Mother Daughter Retreats in Beautiful Sedona, Arizona

Posted by on Aug 20, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Is a adult Mother Daughter Retreats in Beautiful Sedona for you?  Most advice for moms and daughters is about avoiding teen issues, but what about adult moms and daughters? Plenty of those same teen issues spill over into adult life without ever being resolved, leading to adult mother daughter issues. If you’re experiencing that in your own relationship with your mom or daughter, it’s time to take action to resolve the problem. Adult Mother Daughter Retreats: Is This the Route for You? You should consider mother daughter retreats if: You’re...

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Talking to Your Teen About Sex

Posted by on Aug 13, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Self Esteem for Healthy Teen Sex: Helping Your Daughter Make Smart Choices  A 2011 study found that the teenage brain is incapable of thinking through decisions the same way the adult brain can. The brain is still developing during these years, making it the prime time to make a poor decision regarding sex. Therefore, talking about making smart decisions isn’t necessarily the best way to get your teen to do the right thing. You want to help develop teen self esteem so your kids want to choose the best route for themselves. 1. Accept that Teen...

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