adolescence Posts

The Subtle Shift From Boy to Man

The Subtle Shift From Boy to Man

I remember the crisp November morning well. I had been counting my days, prepared for things to change as other moms had cautioned me. I loaded my four kids in the car, the school day before us.

Better Times [Poem]

Better Times [Poem]

We all have rough days. You know, those days you wish you could push away and leave behind. As I parent my kids, and especially as I walk through adolescence with my seventh-grade daughter, I’m frequently reminded of the heartache, the unkind friends, and those disappointing¬†moments you wish you could change but can’t.

Be #likeagirl – the Girl you Should be

What does it mean to “run like a girl” or to “throw like a girl?” What are the perceptions of yourself, your daughters, your mother and how to these affect how you view yourself and parent your children?