The Mom Whisperer Blog

Women’s Retreat BEFORE The Holidays!

  Listen... are you breathing just a little and calling it a life? - Mary Oliver       Retreat: Refresh and Restore Nags Head, North Carolina Oct. 19-22 After 20 years of taking a long weekend away, I want to share with you this powerful life Refresh. When a woman has...

Summer Sanity

It's the SUMMER!!!!!! I want you and I both sane, so here are some posts I want you to check out this summer: Sanity posts for you My summer behind the scenes: ____ I'm working on a massive amount of videos for an online mom ranch  (total dream come true) that will...

115 Wednesdays: The Journey Ends Here (and begins)

          I cannot believe we are finally here. My mom's famous one liners, the faces we all make, it's truly just us riffing on moving forward with the perspective of 3 generations. It's just before he graduates and we get to keep this moment in time. So now what?...

115 Wednesdays: The Chaos of the Month Before Graduation

So... less than a month. And as I talk about in the video, it's all getting very real. I cover his plans and the fact that the windshield on his car got broken (because right now, cars are the undercurrent theme even though I'd rather they not be). And I ALMOST cry...

Mother’s Day Cheat Sheet: 10 Things To Ask For Mother’s Day

  They may or may not already be asking, "What do you want for Mother's Day?" I'm on my 18th - let me shorten  your learning curve... They really do want to know what you want. You really do need to want something good or else your mother and mother in law will take...

115 Wednesdays #13: Hey Mom! Hold This!

  115 Wednesdays: Where I count down until Jordan goes to college - or work- or whatever... It's 9pm-ish, I'm in the kitchen, doing dishes, pretending to be busy but really, I'm hovering... like, I just want to be near him but not in his space. Thoughts are unusually...

Clean Living Series TeleSummit and We Talk Anger!!!

    I'm part of the Clean Living Series!!!!! From easy meditation and stress management tips to making quick healthy meals, everything you need to know is right here in one place. My friend and colleague, Christine Waltermyer, Certified Wellness Coach, recently...

Here's the background to this anger Question and Answer video.... Moms often ask if I'll take parenting questions. I've been really hesitant to take questions because what's almost always true is that there's so much more to the story than one question. Case in point:...

115 Wednesdays: A Lesson in Letting Go in Senior Year

  This is a part of a series where I'm letting go of Jordan. I used to say it was how many Wednesdays until he went to college... but it's APRIL and he still hasn't decided about college yet. (silently trying to not pull hair out...I'm going to trust... I'm going to...

115 Wednesdays: When There’s Just Conflict With A Teen

  UGH! Conflict with a teen! This was a week where conflict was inevitable. As I discuss in the video Jordan is going through a stage called Individuation. Long story short, he's pulling away from me, and conflict is one of the ways that happens. And, I've been around...

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