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Boys Really Are Different

I've been wanting to read Janet Allison's new book, Boys Alive!: Bring Out Their Best!, for months.  Thankfully I got my chance during my journey to New Hampshire and I couldn't wait to share with you some of the gems from it. Janet created this book in a coaching...

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How to Handle the Tears & Tantrums Without a Mommy Meltdown

It's hot here in North Carolina and my 4 year old has been wearing his flannel pajamas. It was timely to get some summer pajamas on sale.  He picked out a short and t-shirt set with sharks on it.  It was one of the bright spots in his day; there was a lot going on for...

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That Sneaky Summer…

It's Saturday already. How did that happen? It happened between the school days, a first visit of the season to the outdoor pool, additions to the gem collection found in the gravel driveway, high jumps on the trampoline, blown kisses good-night, and the desire to own...

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What Will You Tell Your Daughter About Motherhood?

I have had a lot on my mind lately about the state of motherhood. I have to be honest, it is my nature not to want to cause conflict or to challenge anyone's choices when it comes to something as personal as parenting and mothering. At the same time I have an inner...

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Latest News at Noblemother!

There have been some very exciting developments for me as a parent coach, blogger, and entrepreneur in the past few weeks. As many of you know, I have been super excited about Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne since it's release in August 2009.  So excited, in...

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Mama, You Deserve A Free Gift!

In celebration of Mother's Day, I am offering you the opportunity to receive a copy of Renee Trudeau's beautiful book, The Mother's Guide to Self-Renewal. This book is not only full of incredible wisdom and guidance for moms as they experience motherhood, it is a book...

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What Mama Needs Vs What Mama Wants

I wrote this post a couple of years ago and it resonates with me still... On an extended morning walk this week with an intentional mama, I got the chance to think more closely about the idea of wants and needs. As you know, we must constantly strive to balance...

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Famous or Infamous…

Have you ever wanted to just speak your mind to the masses? To be able to have your very own soap box?  Well, let me tell you, it's incredibly liberating. My friend Wendy Mann, an Aware Parenting Certified Instructor and I have teamed up and started our own on-line...

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So Many Bon-Bons to Eat, So Little Time

So much of my work on my blog and coaching work with other mothers is inspired by my own personal challenges as a mom. This past Fall, after sending out an invitation to join me for a cup of morning Joe to all the 1st grade parents, I received an email from one of the...

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