Since Mother-Daughter relationships can be hard at times, I've written some material just for you. These are not your typical blog entries--well, except for the Mother Musing category. My hope is that you will take some time to read these blog entries and really pause to consider how you're how you feel and think about what you've read. Then try to apply whatever you think may address your situation. There is a way that you can improve your connection with your daughter or mother. Remember, your thoughts and feelings are important; they matter because you matter. Let me know how it's going with you. I'd love to hear from you. I'm here to help.
...so keep connecting!
...so keep connecting!
Here’s a fact: every mom just wants to find balance in her mother-daughter relationship. And these 3 mother-daughter adjustment insights will help ANY mom adjust more smoothly as her daughter heads off (or back) to college in the Fall. Insight #1: She’s Home, But She’s Not As an empty-nesting mom, this […]
If your focus is raising independent children, then you need to avoid making these 3 mistakes. Mistake #1: Being “The Cool Mom” Who Says Yes What you need to understand about this is when a mom thinks she has say “Yes” or agree with everything her child does in order to be liked […]
If you really want to know how to feel guilt-free about your mothering, then pay careful attention to this secret. The #1 Secret Is: Enough With The ‘noughs The bottom line with this is whenever you feel yourself thinking that you are either not good enough, not doing enough, or not being enough, […]
Talking about race with your kids requires reasoning skills. It also requires that you understand what your kid’s racial development needs. Feeling Caught In The Middle With A Middle Schooler? As children enter their middle school years, their prefrontal cortex is still developing. Academic demands begin to require more independent management of […]
You can’t tell a book by its cover. Nor can you (really) appreciate or understand a book by reading the Cliff Notes. It can be hard to race through a book and something meaningful out of it. Moms are “teachers” in and often set the tone of their home. Get On Your […]
If you’re a mom who wants to know what to say when talking about race with her child, then you need to avoid making these 4 mistakes. Mistake #1: Repressing Your Feelings The core idea for you with this is that not acknowledging your real feelings, not admitting your fears and concerns, […]
What’s brown and green and not looking right all over? That’s what I asked myself as I recently looked at my plant. And that’s what I also asked myself as I looked at what my daughter was displaying. No mom ever expects her plant — or her daughter — to start displaying “brown spots.” And even […]
In a prior blog, I recounted what my eldest daughter (Candace) taught me about the process of potting plants and I shared what motherhood lessons I learned from that experience. Today, I wanted to share 4 more motherhood lessons I learned from the whole plant-potting experience when it comes to parenting my twin daughters. Be […]
In my prior blog, I recounted what my eldest daughter (Candace) taught me about the process of potting plants. Today, I wanted to share 4 motherhood lessons I learned from it all when it comes to parenting my twin daughters. Funny, but after Candace and I potted my plant, she looked at me and […]
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