Relationship Coaching

The No-Nonsense Stepmom Speaks Up!

stepmom coach

A couple weeks ago, I mentioned that I’d be speaking at the Online Stepmom Summit. Today, I’m the featured stepmom. Check out my billing: Allison Task: The No-Nonsense Stepmom and Positive Role Model: Using Food, Fun, and Other Techniques to Bond a Family Something tells me that the conference host was thinking “No BS Stepmom”, but went with …

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Get Unstuck (Video)

Allison Task in Prague

Want to see some raw honesty from a rough personal life coach? Here’s me, first thing in the morning (after coffee but before a shower), answering the following question: Why do you enjoy helping people get unstuck and get more out of life? My coach asked me this question, and challenged me to speak directly to you, …

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A Village of Fathers

alternative fathers

I have a life coach. As a career & life coach, it behooves me to be coached, to practice what I preach. My coach was a set up, and as a result, a coach was chosen for me that is probably unlike a coach I would have chosen for myself. He is a Black Christian man living …

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People Are Like Goldfish

My family and I went to a festival recently, and they had one of those games where participants can win goldfish. Of course this the prize both of my 3-year-olds wanted. And, after carrying those fish around for 2 hours, carelessly tossed to the side when a kid was eating pizza, swimming away from the claws of a 3-year-old …

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Deadbeat Moms & Ex-tortion

Divorce Coach

Growing up in the 80’s, I knew lots of kids from divorced families. They lived with mom, their dads remarried or lived somewhere else or both. Dads were tan. They were usually coming back from skiing in Aspen or sailing in the Caribbean. None of my friends lived with their dads. If there was a divorce, …

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How To Support A Stepmom

On my wedding day, I became a stepmother. That word, with all it’s ugly connotations, was a coat I put on top of my wedding dress. After the honeymoon, I looked at this coat (not at all my style), and I thought: what have I done? Sounds horrible, doesn’t it. I felt like the ogre I …

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C’mon Get Happy

The old Partridge Family song takes me back. I’m a kid again, dancing around on a shaggy blue carpet. Nursing a serious crush on David Cassidy. No responsibilities. Little to no power either, but it’s the singing and dancing that I remember. And the feeling of being happy. Segue to today: I’ve been reading a particularly fabulous book, …

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What’s A Life Coach? (Video)

Personal Coach Allison Task

Part of the fun of working with a life coach is picking a partner who you connect with. After all, we’ll be working together closely on something that’s of absolute importance to you. You may be wondering: How is a life coach different from a therapist? Are my questions that insightful? What is it like to work together — …

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