Six Self-Care Solutions for Homeschooling Mothers

Six Self-Care Solutions for Homeschooling Mothers

There were some moments in those early years when I felt like I didn't know whether I was coming or going. I was battling my own internal desires while try to learn new skills as a mom and wife.  Now that I have been a mom for over a decade, I can confidently say that I am learning to embrace and love myself while embracing and loving my family.  I don't have to battle for the things that I need to refuel while caring for my daughters, husband, and home.

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Daughters and Friendships: Helping My Daughters Navigate Friendships

Daughters and Friendships:  Helping My Daughters Navigate Friendships

I think it's easy for grown-ups to think that children will get along because all they are doing is playing, but we all know that each child has her own personality, triggers, and quirks. 

In order to help my daughters to not fall into the same friendship traps as I did as I child, I am adamant about teaching them these three keys when it relates to friendships:

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Attending a Parenting Conference Can Help You Be a Better Parent

Attending a Parenting Conference Can Help You Be a Better Parent

If you've been a parent for any amount of time, you may have come to the conclusion that parenting can be tough.  For some these moments of toughness aren't as frequent while for others parenting may be a constant battle.  No matter which camp you fall into it's easy to feel alone on the parenting journey even when there are millions of other parents. 

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