Dirty Laundry, TV Crew and Empowering Lessons

How are we possibly supposed to it all? All this empowering stuff? Well, we drop the perfectionism! And replace it with EMPOWERMENT! We are about to tape The Empowered Mom TV segments – and there’s still dirty laundry piled up. SO WHAT!! Just do one thing at a time, figure out what matters most –…

Empowering Your Kids During Bad Weather: From Scared to Safe And Empowered!

“MOMMY! It’s a tornado!! I’m SCARED!! Are we going to die?!” That’s your terrified child pleading for your help, your reassurance. Think about it.  If YOU are frightened or concerned, simply imagine the terror it strikes in your children. You can change that.  And it’s all about being PREPARED – and empowering your child in the…

“Momma, What Happened?” How To Talk To Your Kids About The News

“Momma, What Happened?!” How To Talk To Your Kids About The News.

“Momma, What happened?!” (How could I possibly tell them the news?)

“What?”, I scurried to wipe my tears, stalling to steal a few minutes to compose myself.

“Momma! You’re crying! What’s wrong?!”, my 10-year-old is now wide-eyed and scared. In seconds, my twin 8-year-olds are by my side, just as scared.

I tried more stalling and mumbled something incoherent.

I couldn’t lie.  I couldn’t evade.

But how do I tell them of the atrocities?

“Too Pretty To Do Homework” Shirt – TOO STUPID To Know Better!

TOO PRETTY To Put Up With This Crap; TOO EMPOWERED To Stay Quiet 

Have you told your 7-year-old daughter that she’s STUPID today?

No worries. Why not let a t-shirt do it for you?

Hold on just a sec.

Let me fix my hair, check my lipstick and adjust my own tight t-shirt.  Because clearly that’s the only thing we dumb neophytes of intelligence are really worth.

At least it’s the message of yet another product targeting the tween-set.  This time, the only things lasting are outrage and public backlash.

The center of the storm?  A shirt for sale in J.C.Penney’s  back-to-school clothes – the prime target: tween girls ages 7-13.

But, instead of starting a fad, it created a firestorm.

C’mon. Seriously, how STUPID can you get?

Check it out for yourself: