Moms of Big Kids, You Don’t Need Self-Help Books
(Inside: Moms of big kids, you’re not doing anything wrong. You don’t need any self-help books. The roller coaster ride is normal and expected.)
Motherhood is a fully human experience.
You’re going to ace the meal planning for seven straight days, then the next week everyone eats sandwiches and leftover pizza.
You’re going to focus on the boots-on-the-ground taking care of your kids and midlife responsibilities and not “enjoy every moment.”
Moms of big kids, connect with your family over these 400+ conversation starters.
Moms and Dads, you are not doing anything wrong.
In my street-level-personal-striving-for-flawless experiment, I’ve found with rock-solid certainty that perfect is a purple, sparkly unicorn.
Moms of big kids, conflicting with your kid? Same, here. Communicating with my son over a checklist stopped the nagging and greatly improved my relationship with him. Read more in the description here.
Moms of big kids, join our community or raising tweens and teens and college-age kids…
Your brain bounces between your day at work, what time(s) your kids need to be at practice, your teen’s missing school assignments, that you haven’t called your mom lately, the load of the laundry to be switched, “What’s for dinner?” and “Why are 3 of my brain-tabs frozen?”
You are raising tweens and teens and college-age kids – the unique parenting phase where everything gets easier…and harder.
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Cheryl is a mom of 3 boys, wife, speaker, high school teacher, and author of Empowered Moms & Kids. She has a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and is passionate about learning and teaching. On www.empoweredmomsandkids.com you’ll find inspiration and encouragement for moms raising tweens and/or teens. Read more in the “about” section of this page.