Stuff. George Carlin became famous for his comedy routine about "stuff". Do you and your family have too much stuff? How much time does it take to manage, organize and clean it? Could you be doing more enjoyable things? How often are you nagging (I mean reminding) your kids to take care of theirs? Lots of questions, with one answer for most of us: too much. And finally… What would it be like to focus on people instead of things? What would relationship with your child and partner be like if you all had less stuff and more time and energy to be with each other? Yep. You know the answer to that one. Now go simplify your life. P.S. Learn about making the most of today and bringing out the best in your teen. Be part of the Connected Moms and Teens private FB community, Connected Moms and Teens.
Fern Weis is a certified life coach who learned that caring and good intentions are not enough in parenting. In fact, they are often the problem! Fern supports parents of teens and young adults who are going through difficult situations, including addiction recovery. She helps parents release guilt, end enabling and confidently prepare their children to thrive through life's challenges. Her articles are featured in Thrive Global, Medium, Motherly, The Teen Mentor, and Bergen County Moms.
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