Posts in Motherhood
How I Manage the Time My Daughters Spend Using Technology

My least favorite part of parenting is being a manager of other humans. I know guiding our children is a part of parenting, but I desire for my daughters to figure out what they need and when they need it without much direction and suggestions from me. I know this can be seen as a lofty expectation. It is more than likely unrealistic for me to think they wouldn’t need any guidance from me, but it was a dream I had and really wanted to be true. Recently, I had to become more of a manager when it came to how and when my daughters use technology for leisure.

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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

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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