Tag: parenting

Every New Beginning Comes From Some Other Beginning’s End

0
We have just finished the season of celebrating the end. End of preschool. End of elementary. Middle. High school and beyond. We have gone...

I’m Raising My Kids Without Religion

2
“What Church do you belong to?” This is the most common thing I hear any time I meet a new neighbor or mom friend...

Team Mom and Dad

0
You have all had that moment when your child runs up to you and ask for a piece of candy. You stop and think...

Parenting Teens: When “Calm Confidence” Does Not Immediately Change Things

0
Last month I started a three-part series on how and why to use Calm Confidence with your teenagers. We started out by talking about...

Being the “Best Mom” While Dealing With Mental Illness

2
My son made me this small drawing a few weeks ago, right around Mother’s Day. I’ve been keeping it on my desk so that...

Sass at Age 5 (She Gets It From Me)

"HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YA, HAPPY BIRTH . . ." "Mom, hush!" *Insert shocked face* With the new age of five comes lots and lots of sass. Now,...

Ask the Experts: March 2020

0
One thing we all have in common as parents are questions. Lots of questions. Whether it's concerning how to save for your child's college...

The Moments Between

2
We’ve all been there. Work is overwhelming. Motherhood is overwhelming. We’re tired. The shreds of patience are wearing thin(ner) by the moment. So we...

A Work Trip Is Not a Vacation

0
*Thank you to Taryn Scher for this guest post about the realities of traveling for work while balancing motherhood!  I love my kids. I have...

Parenting Teens: A Dog’s Life Metaphor for Overcoming Anxiety

0
I have two dogs: Oscar and Lilly. That’s Oscar with the black and white tuxedo and Lilly is the little champagne-colored princess. Oscar is...