My middle and most sensitive child matter-of-factly told me a boy called her fat yesterday. He whispered to his friend and then his friend told her. Thanks, kid. And it happened in P.E. even! How cliche. I don't remember struggling with body-image until I was in high school; I had just quit track and was… Continue reading Gossip Happens
I know it's been a bit since Aretha died but I'm needing a little sisterly encouragement today. I'm listening to her gospel album "Amazing Grace" and it's giving me strength; music has a way of doing that, doesn't it? My oldest and I are going through something right now and I over-reacted- so poorly, I… Continue reading Aretha Franklin
If you follow me on Instagram, then you've seen my journal post for today. The story goes a little deeper than just feeling good about having 8 hours to myself. I want to talk about the first day of kindergarten and ease my guilt for not walking my young one to her class. This may… Continue reading First Day of School
Motivating kids can be hard and no two kids are alike. Click to hear my method for motivating strong-willed kids.