Who is the Last Person You Take Care of, Momma?

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We easily spend money on our kids, don’t we? Lessons, sports, clothes, treats. And we make sure they get lots of down-time and exciting opportunities to grown and learn. But us, not so much. I’ve still got old hoodies from 15 years ago. And I feel guilty sometimes when I want to go out with friends. What’s up with that, right? I know … Read More

Alison SmithWho is the Last Person You Take Care of, Momma?

When People Pull Away

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We all have moments when our limiting beliefs affect our relationships. Others may not know what we are struggling with exactly, but they always pick up on the vibe. They know we are trying to get our needs met in indirect and unhealthy ways–and they want to get far away from that negative energy! We have all felt people pulling … Read More

Alison SmithWhen People Pull Away

Toddlers, Meltdowns and Misery, Oh My!

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Meltdowns may be a fact of life with small children, but the Terrible Two’s are not a life sentence. Knowing what our little ones are trying to communicate goes a long way in managing meltdowns. When they are crying or throwing themselves on the floor in an epic tantrum, they are indeed communicating. When they are little, this is normal … Read More

Alison SmithToddlers, Meltdowns and Misery, Oh My!

And Procrastination Shuffles Off in Defeat, Dragging One Shoe Along the Ground Behind It. 

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Perhaps you are like most of my clients and feel that procrastination is a major issue in your life.  As a life coach I research a variety of topics for clients, but I am also always engaged in my own personal development.  Procrastination is one area that I have done a LOT of research on, so you can guess that … Read More

Alison SmithAnd Procrastination Shuffles Off in Defeat, Dragging One Shoe Along the Ground Behind It.