It can be hard to do so as a parent, but ultimately, helping kids gain independence is the best gift you can give your kids to enable their success.
When we talk about the circle of life, we neglect to mention a pretty huge developmental stage that happens in late adulthood – the Grandparent Phase.
Ah, fall. Pumpkin spice is in the air. Kids are back in school. Oh, and they’re bringing home a petri dish of germs, like hand-foot-and-mouth. Yaaaaaay.
Thank you to all the supportive mom friends that are truly helping raise the next generation by being the village that we mamas need!
Most of us mom still have that desire to look good, but with a priority list that’s about as long as our list of grievances, it can be really hard to fit in looking good.
Everyone thought I’d suffer from postpartum depression, but my history with mental illness actually helped me cope and face challenges as a new mom.
My son has never had a lot of friends, but at his old school, he at least had a few. Now he sits alone, eats alone, and plays alone. And it’s breaking my heart.
If your house looks like a bomb exploded in a garbage factory, then just take comfort in that fact that you’re not alone.