Last night I had a gut-wrenching conversation with my nine-year old son that left me in tears. It started with this question: Are you the tooth fairy, mom? For many parents this conversation is hard but certainly not one that a person might label “gut-wrenching” but it was for me, and here is why… Underneath […]
Who Is Responsible For Your Child’s Happiness?
By MomGAL Expert Lin Eleoff Who is responsible for your child’s happiness? When I suggest to my coaching clients that it’s not their responsibility to make sure their children are happy, their first reaction is to make sure they heard me correctly: “you mean it is my responsibility, right?” “No. It’s not”, I reply, knowing […]
Taking Care of Me: Part Deux
Some readers emailed me privately to thank me for my last blog post “Taking Care of Me!” I love feedback. It makes me happy. That was until I read on and found out that these same readers were beating themselves up for not doing a better job to encourage their children to care for their […]