parents

Why Believe in Your Gifts Even When Others Don’t?

by Alli Polin on September 15, 2015

opinions are not erasers

My son refused to go to school this morning. Yes, I could have dragged him to the car without his shoes and uniform while he screamed and cried, but that seemed like a no-win start to the day. Instead, I drove his sister so she wouldn’t get a tardy, and decided to figure out what the heck was going on with my boy beyond, “I hate Tuesdays!”

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Break Free from the Mommy Wars

by Alli Polin on August 5, 2014

Break the Frame of Your Fears to Make the Leap to Empowered Choices

Over a decade ago,  I made a choice to leave my leadership position and successful career behind to stay home full time with my children. Many of the women I met at Mommy and Me told me I could never go back to the same pay or position level so I better throw myself into my new life. From my first trepidatious step into motherhood, I was ready to break free from the Mommy Wars.  It was a battle I didn’t want to fight.

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How Can Parents Inspire Leadership?

by Alli Polin on June 24, 2014

Parent's Guide to Leadership - How to Inspire Leadership in Children

This morning none of us wanted to get out of bed to start the day.  There was a chill in the air and the covers were cozy.  Still, the kids had to get to school, I had to get working and we all had to get moving.

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