NEED HELP JUMPING NICHES

A post about my newest book(s). I am moving from the parent advice niche (having published 14 books last year) to the self-care, fitness niche – not physical fitness, but emotional fitness.  I am asking for your help. Just by reading this, you are a member of my Added Care Team. Wish me luck for …

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DAILY POST QUESTION

LIAR, LIAR. PANTS ON FIRE.  Have you ever lied about your age is today’s question.   I struggle with telling even small white lies.  A job counselor recently suggested I dye my hair and wear more make-up so I would look younger.  Also told  me go back only five years on my resume and drop …

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PARENTING

WINNING A GOTCHA WAR   Excerpt  adapted from my book Parents Are People Too. Teens blame parents, it is a shift from the thought processes of a younger child.  Younger children blame themselves; teens can think more broadly and see not only their flaws, but the flaws of their parents. A sophisticated form of blaming occurs …

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DAILY POST CHALLENGE

WACKY ADVICE A psychiatrist once told me forcing my foster children to drink skimmed  milk was the reasons they rioted, trashed a room, threatened to “Get me, my husband, and eighteen month old son.”  The psychiatrist, an expert on adolescent behavior, said “You deprived them of their mother’s rich golden milk.” First, the kids lied, …

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