Blog Category: encourage

February 15, 2017
She Rocks the World is looking for 2017 Ambassadors!

SHE ROCKS THE WORLD IS LOOKING FOR AMBASSADORS! Do you want to inspire your teenage daughter to fearlessly use her own voice? Have […]

February 8, 2017
Make a little SHIFT Happen

So far this year, I have been thinking, writing and talking about the concept of change in families. Families come to me all […]

January 18, 2017
Parenting A Teenager Made Easier

Having just spent 10 days during the holidays among the smelly socks, empty food boxes, video game smack-downs, hair cut refusals, bottomless pit […]

December 21, 2016
Let’s Put a Bow on the 12 Habits of a WISE Family

It’s time to finally wrap up and put a bow around the 12 habits of Wise families!  We have gotten hundreds of comments […]

December 14, 2016
Habit #12 – Ask for Help

The WISE family realizes there is a time to ask for help.  No one and no family is 100% healthy all the time.  […]

December 7, 2016
Habit #11 – Become Part of the Larger Community

The healthy family encourages everyone in it to become part of their larger community.  No family lives all by itself.  Everyone is part […]

November 30, 2016
Habit #10 – Patience and Acceptance

The WISE family fosters a sense of patience and acceptance of others.  Our family has some pretty dramatically differing views of lots of […]

November 23, 2016
Habit #9 – Laughter, Happiness, and Humor

The WISE family has lots of room for laughter, happiness, and humor. There are not many opportunities for all six members of our […]

November 16, 2016
Virginia Girls’ Summit 2016 was a great success!

The 2016 Virginia Girls’ Summit, powered by She Rocks the World, was a great success this past Saturday, November 12th! I had the […]

November 9, 2016
Habit #8 – Order over Chaos

The Wise family projects an attitude of order rather than chaos – both physically and emotionally. Someone is in charge, everyone knows it, […]

November 2, 2016
Habit #7 – Positive Traditions

Wise families develop and nurture positive traditions.  Family celebrations of big days like birthdays, “gotcha days”, anniversaries, and graduations need to be a […]

October 26, 2016
Habit #6 – Family Responsibilities

The healthy family shares family responsibilities.  Parents often want to make this difficult by creating complex charts and graphs of who does what […]

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