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  • My kids are Crazy!

    This weekend I signed a new client and his first words were… “You need to fix my kids, they’re wrecked in the head, do stupid things and they’re CRAZY”. When I asked, well, what if I can’t? He replied, “someone better fix them before I go ballistic, these kids don’t know who they’re messing, with”… I ...

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  • If you don’t know yourself – you can’t love yourself

    Love: My client asked me “Coach, how come my son has a greater connection and more love for the people in AA and treatment then he does with me?” I explained, ‘all of the people in AA or treatment are fighting an illness and disease together, genuinely fighting together to overcome pain’ and it’s because of ...

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  • Perception – Out of sight . Out of mind

    I was thinking about all of you that work, go to school, attend functions, work a 2nd job and attend more things. It sucks because it takes you away from your family, friends and loved ones. And nothing is more challenging then not having enough time. Nothing more frustrating then when someone points out that you ...

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  • Parents: You can’t buy your kids ‘Love’

    Parents: This weekend, do your best to not give in to the temptations of buying your kids love. Our society has moved from showing our appreciation and love through kind words and kind acts to now commercializing and making a dollar from everything that we do or have to show love. There’s always a holiday ...

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  • Media Messaging

    Media Messaging and its Impact on Your Teenager Parents are you aware of the messaging your teen is getting and do you know how to “fight” those messages?  In this world we are in, where information is literally, at our fingertips, our teens are receiving significantly more “messaging” from the media than we as parents were accustomed ...

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  • Set Boundaries

    Learn How to Set Boundaries with Your Teen Parents, if you don’t know how to set boundaries how can you enforce them?!?! Setting boundaries with your children, especially with your teenagers is critical for parents to maintain order, discipline, respect, and control in their home. Unfortunately however, parents frequently struggle setting boundaries and quickly lose control. ...

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  • Remove Shame and Guilt

    Remove Shame and Guilt Parents, Let Go of Your Shame and Guilt; Find Hope! Parents, it is natural and common for us to place blame on ourselves or each other when we find our teens using drugs and alcohol. We question what we did wrong and/or where we went wrong. We find ourselves analyzing every moment of ...

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  • Accountability – Even for high paid athletes

    Parents, Rules Were Broken – Consequences Were Given; Even for an Athlete!! In the day and age we are in where athletes (pro and college) and movie stars appear to be “untouchable”, a coach and team took a stand this week! Under the leadership of the new head coach, Leslie Fraizer, the Minnesota Vikings released their ...

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