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My Love-Hate Relationship with High School

September 8th, 2016Posted by ishineadmin

I’m in a love-hate relationship with the independence that comes with high school. My baby just started his Freshman year. I love that in 2 days he’s seemingly mastered the art of making his own lunches, is already a wiz at getting around Chicago on public transportation, and already seems to have a new crew […]

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This gives a new meaning to “The hills are alive…”

September 15th, 2013Posted by ishineadmin

By Jill Hope Over the last 2 weeks, I’ve been sharing some of the deep messages I received while on a recent family trip to the Rocky Mountains. The first 2 lessons I shared came from my young mountain guides who facilitated some of our activities. Today, I’d like to share the final lesson I […]

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“Discover the Hidden Power In Your Parenting” Workshop Series

May 2nd, 2013Posted by ishineadmin

“Discovering the Hidden Power In Your Parenting” Workshop Series Presented by Jill Hope, Parenting Transformation Coach / Educator and Founder of I Shine ( www.ishinekids.com ) (First workshop begins May 14, 2013!) In this 4-part workshop series, you will learn how to: Stop unknowingly sabotaging your child’s success through your habitual ways of thinking and acting (it’s the stuff you’re not […]

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Squash Sibling Squabbles in Three Simple Steps

January 28th, 2013Posted by ishineadmin

By Jill Hope One of the questions I frequently get is “how do I get my kids to stop fighting?” I think every parent with multiple kids will from time to time feel like all your kids ever do is fight. While siblings have the benefit of a built-in playmate, the sibling relationship comes with […]

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The Myth of the Busy Mom

November 11th, 2012Posted by ishineadmin

By Jill Hope I recently asked a group of busy moms what their biggest challenge was with regard to doing the things they enjoy in life. Nearly unanimously, time was cited as the biggest hindrance. Yes, the age-old “I’m too busy to do what makes ME happy”.  I call this the “Myth of the Busy […]

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Facing a challenge? Try the act of surrender.

December 12th, 2011Posted by ishineadmin

By Jill Hope I had an interesting experience this week that awakened me to the power of surrender. My son came down ill during the middle of last week. Initially I thought it was just a common virus and then he was diagnosed with Strep Throat. He initially started showing improvement once on the antibiotic, […]

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December 5th, 2011Posted by ishineadmin

By Jill Hope I have been a lifelong enthusiast of the personal growth field, and have sought guidance to help me in my own personal development for quite some time. The theme that always comes up for me is to radiate love to all I encounter. This sounds like a great idea and I can […]

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The final key in helping your kids achieve what they want in their lives

October 31st, 2011Posted by ishineadmin

By Jill Hope The past few weeks we’ve been talking about the important keys to helping your kids achieve what they want in their lives; their goals and dreams. These keys include: –  Having a clear vision of their desire and knowing why they want it. –  Striving for what they want, not just what […]

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The third key to helping your kids achieve what they want in their lives

October 16th, 2011Posted by ishineadmin

By Jill Hope During the last two weeks we talked about the keys to helping your kids achieve what they want in their lives. To recap, the first two keys are: 1) Having a clear vision of their desire and knowing why they want it. 2) Striving for what they want, not just what they […]

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My 3 Favorite Tips on Modeling Self-Love For Your Kids

September 19th, 2011Posted by ishineadmin

By Jill Hope Do your kids struggle with friendships? Do they speak negatively about themselves? Do you carry guilt from something you did or said? These are all examples of a lack of self-love. When you or your kids suffer in relationships or talk down about yourself, you are likely not giving yourself an appropriate […]

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