Later that night, my oldest daughter told me, “Sometimes all we want you to do is ask us our opinion on things like celebrating Valentine’s Day.”
Author Archive | Catherine
When I became a mom and held my daughter in my arms for the first time, I took a vow to protect her and support her unrelentingly and to do all that I could to make her always feel safe. As she got older and gained two more siblings, I realized I can’t always be […]
Though we may not say it, we are thankful for the silent talks, the hugs and the “nods” of understanding. The extra cash for gas, to make sure we get home safely, the text messages with funny emojis.
I don’t think you realize just how thankful I am for you, choosing to give your life for the betterment of the future. Attempting to shape the minds of tweens/teens is not a job for the weak. It means dealing with physical and emotional changes for them.
We were not meant to work through motherhood alone. Keeping friends after motherhood helps keep me sane. We talk about anything and everything: married life, single life, divorced life, anything that is going on with myself and my kids. My friends provide me with a reassurance as well as realization that I am not alone […]
We will always be able to help them financially no matter what, but we wanted them to learn that no one is just going to hand them money for nothing; it needs to be earned. Although it might seem like too major of a life lesson for children to learn, I believe this concept will […]
We are teaching our daughter that we trust her, that we understand she is maturing, and that some lessons she needs to figure out on her own. But no matter what happens with this relationship or future relationships, we will be there for her every step of the way.