My Entrepreneurial Journey

Lifestyle Photo Shoot with Kathy DeMerchant My entrepreneurial life started the summer of 2017. I picked up a book called "The Hundred Dollar Start Up "   I realized that I didn't need a huge bank loan to start a business. I had so much...

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I Have a Teenager and We Still Love Each Other

I love my teenager. Life with a teenager is not horrible. People are so hard on teens, it's like they forget they used to be one themselves. I believe in connection and building mutually respectful relationships. I understand that hormones, stress and big emotions can...

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Have the Difficult Conversations

Life isn't easy, and it's not fun to figure it out on your own. There are many sources to get information, but the best source is from your parents. So what are we talking about? SexLoveRelationshipsSocial MediaSexualityEmotionsMental healthMental...

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The World is Not Black and White

The world is filled with gray Is your child a black and white thinker? Do you feel as though you are walking on egg shells? Do you make sure everything is "perfect" to avoid a meltdown? If you said yes to any of these questions, you have a rigid child. A child that...

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Need More Time? I Have the Solution!

Life is busy, we are constantly running and rushing. Time is something people feel they never have. Would you agree? I can tell you since I've changed a few things I've gained way more time! Here are my tips to get more time. Make a ListHow do you know what you have...

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Sensory Sensitive Child

Would you child stand to have their hands covered in paint? Does your child have hard pants and soft pants? Does it take forever to get dressed? Do the seams on socks and underwear irritate your child? Are they sensitive to light, sound or textures? You many have a...

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Preparing Your Child for a New Baby

I know what you are thinking, how will I ever love another baby as much as I love my first born? It's a common question and I promise you will be able to find space in your heart for both.  Being a mom again is an amazing experience.  I remember feeling "I got this!" ...

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Siblings that Get Along

Having siblings that get along is ideal.  Why else would you have more than one child?  so the can grow up together, depend on each other and love each other.  That is always the plan until it's not, and it's disappointing, frustrating and tiring.  So what can you...

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I Quit! Oh wait I’m the Mom

As I speak to people who have read my book I'm so happy that theythey  it helpful. Some have read it in one sitting. Other's liked that it can be used as a reference or read in small increments. I want to share my tips in a way that supports Mom's and empowers them....

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Meet Michelle

I’m a child life specialist, a family and corporate consultant, speaker, TV host, author, wife and mother.

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