Remind your kids that bad choices do not equal bad kids, and then begin to steer the conversation towards the things that child does well. Every child has something to praise. Challenge your child to “catch them being good” and give them a compliment when they do!
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When you see those mom squads together, they seem happy and fierce. Why isn’t your current season of life isn’t answering the longing in your heart for your own tribe? You want to be seen. You want to belong. You want to fit.
While in an ideal world these groups of children would get along and become good friends, that’s just not how it works. Classmates don’t have to be friends anymore than adults have to be friends with a coworker or someone at church.
There is something incredibly powerful about being surrounded by a group of friends and family, all working together towards one common goal. Sure, I was the one who was enduring hours and hours of back-to-back contractions, back labor, and sheer exhaustion, but my village stood in the gaps and filled in where I simply could […]
I have been fortunate enough to develop deep friendships with women from all over the world and they have not only taught me about their lives and cultures, but they have also shown me how to be a better friend and mom.
It’s time, mamas. It’s time to gather up your tribe, get to planning, and prepare to jet out of town for that much needed girl’s getaway!
Hi. I’m your mom . . . and I’m socially anxious. I’m the mom who can never commit, the one who RSVPs “maybe” on every Facebook invitation. I’m the mom standing by the playground looking intensely at grass as if the most fascinating bug just crawled by. Really I’m just avoiding social awkwardness.