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Listening: How We Did

July 27th, 2015|1 Comment

Improving our listening skills is important to both of us, so we worked really hard this month to make a difference. Read our post to find out how we did.


As I mentioned at the beginning of the month, I am a great listener when it comes to Jenna. We have a similar communication style and […]

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All in the Family

July 20th, 2015|6 Comments

While we usually write about us two, the reality is that we are a blended family of five – Jenna has a stepsister, Sara, and a stepbrother, Alex.  Last week, we had a partial family reunion in Atlanta.  This week we share our learning from the time we spent together and thoughts about family relationships. […]

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Listen Up!

July 6th, 2015|0 Comments

Did you know that we only remember 25-50% of what we hear?  While the odds are against us, we both want to become better at paying attention to more than half of the conversation  – especially with our loved ones!


When a family member or friend speaks to me about a problem, I am attentive […]

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How We Did: Self-Confidence

June 28th, 2015|1 Comment

This month we both faced new beginnings – check out how we applied our self-confidence intentions to make sure we got off to a good start!


As I’ve told Jenna, I can “see” her bright smile in the tone of her voice when I speak to her on the phone. For a mother, there’s nothing more […]

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Behind the Scenes

June 21st, 2015|0 Comments

Ever wonder what it’s like to run a blog?  Here’s the inside scoop on how we work together to publish My Mother, My Daughter, My Friend.


Keeping My Mother, My Daughter, My Friend humming is truly a labor of love.  Posting week after week takes time, but it also requires our creative energy and close collaboration, […]

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