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Ever Feel Straight Up Ineffective??

I’m back with Eliza.

Do you ever feel straight up ineffective when you’re mothering your preteen or teen?

Like: “WTF… all those tried and true strategies that I figured out when she was 6… they suddenly don’t work?”

Like you’re dealing with a different creature entirely? And no one truly warned you about this? And it’s like you’ve got to start from scratch again with your mothering chomps, but it’s the same kid?

Well, mama… have we got an episode for you.

Grab a mug of tea —

Or turn the sound up on your phone as you wait in the parking lot (we know your life) —

Because my original co-pilot, Eliza, the dynamic other-half of my duo is back to dive into how and why we mamas feel so gosh darn ‘ineffective’ and how to turn that feeling around —

Click the video below to watch.


Once you’ve gotten a chance to check out the video leave a comment below.

What’s a step you can take away from feeling ineffective and back into the driver’s seat in your life with your daughter? 

— because collective wisdom rocks,
and we want to hear your take.

We need each other, mama.



P.S. Forward this video to a mama who wants a new way.  Because sharing is caring, and everyone could use a stronger bond.

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The mother-daughter dynamic duo behind Mothering & Daughtering. We’re downright devoted to you thriving not just surviving with your daughter during the preteen, teen years and beyond.

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