One-Size-Fits-All Actually Fits Very Few

I had a “ColorWorks is awesome!” moment this weekend. I was booked as the keynote speaker for a team of special ops service men and their amazing families. On the plane to North Carolina I found myself seated next to a gentleman who was deeply engaged in a parenting book. When I boarded the plane… Continue reading

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Hitting the reboot

Some say the official date is January 17th while others proclaim it to be the end of February, whatever the actual number these dates represent the day when the majority of us allow our New Year’s Resolutions meet an untimely death. This process is as old as New Year’s Resolutions themselves. We make bold statements,… Continue reading

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It’s All Negotiable

How to smooth over negotiations with your teen and their specific color type.   “Mom can I extend my curfew for Sara’s party on Friday night?” “You mean past midnight? No, you know the rule.” “But mom, the party doesn’t even start until 8:30!” “Your curfew is midnight, period.”   Anyone else preparing for this… Continue reading

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That Turkey!…When your Toddler Tantrums.

You’re making a list a mile long for Thanksgiving: shopping, baking, house work, and you feel the stress starting to squeeze you like the waistband of your pants after turkey dinner. And if past experience has taught you anything you know the minute you pack up that last tub of leftover turkey your Christmas list… Continue reading

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Parent Teacher Conferences Trick or Treat?

I have always found humor in the fact that parent teacher conferences typically fall in October, a month prized for its tricks and its treats, because these meetings often provide a good measure of both. Some parents arrive grudgingly, squeeze themselves into tiny chairs and sit across from an organized, smiling teacher whom they’ve been… Continue reading

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