3 truths of personal growth

I have heard from so many of you that wish there was someone to mentor you. I have absolutely been there. A lot. I grew up not knowing my mom. I had so many questions and so few answers. My life was a succession of looking for mentors; some of them were intentional, most of (read more…)

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One thing more important than a mentor

Time stands still when you lose your child in a large, crowded place. In June, I lost my son in DisneyLand, the epitome of large, crowded places. We had just ordered lunch and I led the way to a table. My thirsty son started to put his straw in his juicebox. His task became so (read more…)

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What to do when you can’t find a mentor

Photo by nannetteturner Last time I sat on the front porch and sipped tea with you here at Simple Mom, we talked about the importance of having a mentor. You nodded your head, eyes wide, eager to find that mythical creature for your own life. But many of you came back with the same problem, (read more…)

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3 benefits of a mentor (and how to get one)

One of my greatest fears in life is that I will be the same person at 76 that I am at 36; that I will have the same hangups as an older woman that I had as a younger woman. Instead, I want to be someone who is constantly learning and improving, but I that (read more…)

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