(Inside: Do you want your middle-school-age son to talk to you? 5 tips for parents on how to get your tween or younger teenage son to open up to you.) “Emma came home from your house and spent 30 minutes telling me every single detail of what happened,” my friend gave me the wide-eyed-so-many-words-from-a-tiny-human look.
(Inside: Valentine’s day isn’t always roses when it comes to relationships. So remember who your greatest True Love is. See your greatest love on Valentine’s day. Encouragement for Valentine’s Day.) I brushed my fingers over the pink iridescent hearts on the Valentine’s Day cards. I thought of the love words I’d write to my sons,
(Inside: Do you wonder how to be an organized working mom? Or how to be an efficient mom who keeps her family humming and also includes self-care? Read on…) “I can’t do this anymore,” I stated matter of factly to my husband. I don’t know what made me say it; my defeated statement wasn’t planned.
(Inside: How to be a strong, joy-filled mother. Moms, paying attention to these aspects of life that will you be a happy mom and a strong mom.) This blog post contains affiliate links. The teenage girl paused before my desk near my high school classroom. She exhaled while flexing her hands in stretching motions several times
(Inside: Dealing with difficult people can be hard. But this one mindset and one action can help turn a struggling relationship into a thriving relationship.) It’s been 2 weeks since my friend has spoken to me, even though I’ve seen her a hundred times in the time-span. Awesome, right? Of course, this isn’t
(Inside: A busy mom’s prayer for Christmas. Build your faith in the holiday season. See God in the holiday hustle.) A Busy Mom’s Christmas Prayer I always decorate for Christmas the day after Thanksgiving. Always. My house could be on fire and I’d still find a way to dust off the fake tree and
(Inside: A tool to help you love being a mom. Motherhood is hard, and parenting is work, so all moms need this one simple way to enjoy the present more. FInd excessive joy in being a mother.) Our family littered our mudroom with shoes as we filed into our home. One kid rushed to let out our golden doodle, my husband bounded upstairs to plug in
(Inside: 8 best podcasts for moms that will motivate women. Accomplish more and meet your goals by listening to these inspirational podcasts for women. ) The pile of plates teetered as I carried them from my kitchen to the dining room. Next, I grabbed the stacks of Tupperware, mismatched bottoms and tops thrown together looking like the Eiffel tower in shambles and not