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5 Day Challenge – Day 1

Purpose & Vision

I’m on a mission to to help parents who are struggling with their teens and
want a better relationship.This 5 Day Be the Change Challenge will help you do just that.

#064 What can You Learn from Your Child?

#064 What can You Learn from Your Child?

When you position yourself as the learner, it changes how you interact with your teen! “That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way.” ~ Doris Lessing Choose to Love! What a pleasure to interview Bonnie...

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#063 My Top 3 Lessons From Coaching Football!

#063 My Top 3 Lessons From Coaching Football!

One of my favorite things to do is to coach football! Here are some early leassons learned from this season. “In the absence of feedback, people will fill in the blanks with a negative. They will assume you don’t care about them or don’t like them.”~ Pat Summit I LOVE...

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#061 Interpretations and the Stories We Tell

#061 Interpretations and the Stories We Tell

How you interpret things and the stories you tell will determine whether you are the victim or the hero of your story! “You are not at the mercy of your circumstances. You are at the mercy of your interpretations.”~ Jim Fortin Interpretations are Just Thoughts and...

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#060 Be The Change LIVE TRAINING!

#060 Be The Change LIVE TRAINING!

When you commit to BEing the change, you become the your own HERO! “Be the change you wish to see in the world." ~ Mahatma Gandhi YOU Have the Power to BE the Change Most parents, in fact, most human beings, go around blaming others for things that they want to...

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#059 How to disrupt your parenting patterns!

#059 How to disrupt your parenting patterns!

Much of what you do is based on the patterns that you've seen others do. “If not you, then who? If not now, when?”~ Hillel first-century Jewish scholar We Are Designed To Follow Patterns Our brain is designed to identify and create patterns. We do this in an effort to...

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#058 Your Habitual Beliefs Are Holding You Back!

#058 Your Habitual Beliefs Are Holding You Back!

Some of your beliefs that used to be super beneficial might now be holding you back. “You are not your habits. You are not your urges. You are not your habit voice telling you to go into your habits. (. . .) You cannot change your habits by fighting them.”~ Jim Fortin...

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#057 Parent With 100% Responsibility!

#057 Parent With 100% Responsibility!

When we blame we become the victim. “Blame doesn't empower you. It keeps you stuck in a place you don't want to be because you don't want to make the temporary, but painful decision, to be responsible for the outcome of your own life's happiness.”~ Shannon L. Alder...

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#056 What are your Parenting values?

#056 What are your Parenting values?

Most parents go through life never really thinking about what their values are. “Whatever you have and do not have is a reflection of your values.” ~ Jim Fortin What are Values? Values are your beliefs about what is and is not important. Values are our principles,...

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#055 Up-Level Your Parenting!

#055 Up-Level Your Parenting!

When you judge your teens, you disconnect with them. “When I pull back and look at the big picture, does it matter if my kid sleeps all day? (. . .) In the big scheme of things, it really doesn't matter.”~ Marika Humphreys "It was helpful to question and really let go...

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