releasing

The struggle is not real and it's all in your head. That is basically what my mentor Martha Beck said on a call last month, to which I respectfully said, "I call B.S.! I am struggling, and it is very real!" On the call, she coached me live (an experience that felt like something between a… LETS GO

When it comes to parenting, I think we are like my fluffy Goldendoodle; we are always on the wrong side of the door. It doesn't matter if he's been inside for only 2.5 seconds; he still wants to go outside. Whereas, when he gains his freedom, he's immediately whining to be let back in the… LETS GO

If you read my last blog post, you know that I returned from a fabulous retreat two weeks ago, and I'm not quite the same person I was on the plane ride to St. Louis. Well, the lessons continue. I've said that parenting is like building the plane while you're flying it; at times, it's… LETS GO

I ran across an intriguing meme and video for International Women's Day, where a woman wrote a letter to her younger self and encouraged us to do the same. I have so much that I would like to tell my younger self. Let's call her Terri-cita, since that's what my multi-lingual father called me as… LETS GO

In continued gratitude for all my new subscribers from the Teen Parenting Summit 2015, I'm going to devote another blog post to one attendees' burning questions. When asked what their biggest parenting challenge was, this was one response that captured the flavor of a large majority of the issues: "How do I know when to intervene… LETS GO