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What I learned as an IDF mom about parenting millennials

May 9, 2019

I am the proud mom of four IDF soldiers. I spent my early 20s in college and grad school in the US. I had no personal experience as a soldier.   In the army, my kids acquired a new language that I didn’t know.  A lot of the time I literally did not understand what…

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‘Snowplow Parenting’ – Too Much of a Good Thing?

April 23, 2019

Parents wish the best for their children at every stage of life. We want them to have a lot of success and happiness and minimal pain and frustration. For many parents, it feels right to do whatever it takes to support our children and protect them from harm. We see it as our job as…

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Is it Time to Leave Your Job?

March 26, 2019

Dena feels stuck at work. She asks herself every week if she should leave her job. “Dena” (not a real person) is married with young children.  She has a degree and four years ago took a job close to home that’s not really in her field. Dena comes to coaching to figure out if it’s…

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Happy 29th Birthday

November 5, 2018

Happy 29th birthday to my amazing son Eran. I feel so blessed to be close to you today – you who are such a warm, talented, spiritual, giving person. And thank you, Eran, for helping me to be a better parent. For too many years I was caught up in what you were not doing…

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A Mom Loves her Son by Letting Go

October 25, 2018

Yael (not her real name) came to me for coaching to improve her relationship with her 25-year-old son. She so wants to be close to him, for the walls to come down, for it to feel easy to have conversations. When she asks a question, he gives a very short answer. When she sends a…

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Trying On Acceptance

June 19, 2018

• I believe in myself and in my unique talents and skills. • I believe that what I have to offer and who I am as a person, professional, friend, parent are valuable. • I look back at my past and believe that I did the best I could in each situation. (I do not…

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Coaching is Opening My Eyes

May 9, 2018

I am learning as a life coach that… Some people have a hard time dreaming. Some can dream big dreams of the future even when the present is so dark. Some are in relationships that hold them too tightly and they want to run and stay – both. Some feel like impostors at work –…

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Being A Novice

January 18, 2018

In my course, I participated in a Rebirthing breathing exercise and what came up for me was the birth of my first son. I saw my 28-year-old self in the labor room, feeling all the fear and uncertainty of this very new phase. I remembered my brief maternity leave and my urgency to return to…

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