Archive for the ‘Self-esteem’ Category

What the Passing of Dr. Wayne Dyer Taught Me about Living

August 31st, 2015Posted by Jill Hope

By Jill Hope I’ve never cried over the death of a public persona before – someone I didn’t know personally, but only through his work, his art. But that’s exactly what happened when I heard the passing of someone who was very influential in my life – Dr. Wayne Dyer. (Before I go much further, […]

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6 things your kids secretly want you to know

October 6th, 2014Posted by Jill Hope

By nature, we all want to do our best. And when we become parents, that desire to our best, especially to do right by our kids multiplies. Now it’s not just you; there is another precious human being relying on you for their every need. Talk about pressure! But what I have often found is […]

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Registration Now Open for this FREE Live Teleseminar: “4 Keys to Creating Confidence, Persistence, and Passion in Your Child”

September 30th, 2013Posted by Jill Hope

How often do you hear your child say “I’m so stupid!” when she gets something wrong? How often does your child resist trying new things or even flat out refuse out of fear that he’ll fail (even though deep down he really wants to do it)? How often does your child’s fear of making mistakes […]

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Having the “whole” conversation (an excerpt from the “Loving the Pregnant” You book)

April 24th, 2013Posted by Jill Hope

Today I am sharing a guest post by my friend Amy L Riley, who has just published her first book “Loving the Pregnant You”. In her book, Amy shares how to release the pressure that many expectant moms feel — the feeling that you’ve got to be perfect and do everything exactly right during those […]

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Let Them Make Mistakes!

March 16th, 2013Posted by Jill Hope

By Jill Hope   I don’t know where we picked up this idea as parents that we should ensure our children remain protected from all suffering.  How will they develop resilience if life is all unicorns and rainbows? I know that many of us had challenging childhoods, and so it is normal to want to […]

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3 Tips for Helping Your Daughter Navigate the “Mean Girls” Mentality with Ease

February 11th, 2013Posted by Jill Hope

By Jill Hope There are few things more painful to a parent than seeing your beautiful daughter struggle to fit in with other girls.  You can feel helpless as you see her watching from the sidelines while other girls are smiling, laughing, and talking together. The scary thing is that when your daughter feels so […]

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Is This the Answer to the Bullying Problem?

October 23rd, 2012Posted by Jill Hope

Last week I read an article by Marlo Thomas on the Huffington Post website where she talked about the bullying problem we face in our society. She talked about the need for bystanders to take more action as well as for parents to talk to their kids more so they can recognize when their child […]

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How REAL Are You With Your Kids?

April 23rd, 2012Posted by Jill Hope

By Jill Hope Think about this for a minute….how REAL are you with your kids? Do you share with them how you are feeling, what is going on in your life, or challenges you experienced growing up? Are you honest with them when you don’t have the answers? Do you give them the space to […]

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Handling Disappointments: 5 Steps to Using Your Authentic Power to Move On

February 20th, 2012Posted by Jill Hope

By Jill Hope Recently someone I had come to respect and trust let me down in what I considered to be a really big way. Initially I felt angry and couldn’t understand why this person didn’t follow through, and why the support was taken away. I thought I had accepted this disappointment and moved on […]

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Are your needs less important than others? Six thoughts to keep in mind if you hesitate to ask for what you need.

February 6th, 2012Posted by Jill Hope

By Jill Hope I want to share a story with you. This story isn’t specifically about parenting, but what I learned could bring some ease to your life, as it has to mine. At the end of this story, you will find the 6 important lessons I learned from this experience. I am going to […]

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Butting heads with your kids? Here’s what to do….

November 13th, 2011Posted by Jill Hope

By Jill Hope We all experience these moments. Periods where it seems like no matter what you say or do, your child resists, pushes back, pushes buttons, gets angry, etc. And when these situations occur, they can elevate into all out arguments with your kids. If it happens once in a while, it can typically […]

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