I spent half of my life raising children and supporting my husband while I worked a job that I loathed to help take care of my responsibilities.
If you haven’t already watched your child go through something serious, think about what that might feel like. Imagine them coming home or calling you with a pressing matter, especially if it’s a situation you have discussed over and over with them.
Guest blog post:
While the ‘good cop bad cop’ approach works in interrogations, it isn’t the best approach to use when raising your child. Something I have learned and subscribe to is that both parents need to be in agreement when addressing their children so as to avoid any confusion.
I was a young mom, but I continued a lot of old school practices. I appreciated most of my upbringing, like my family’s religious beliefs, morals and values, and overall mannerable way of life.
While I will still say that being a teenage mom was not a good idea, I am thankful for everything it taught me.
There were so many talks I did not receive as a child that I’ve tried my best to ensure I had with my sons.
Often, we feel all alone with the situations we are dealing with. In most cases, that’s because no one wants to share their issues publicly. There are times when hearing that someone else has the same experience can be encouraging.
There is no time limit for when your grief will end. While time does help with healing, it never fully takes away your sorrow.
There is so much satisfaction in knowing that you have set your kids up for success. You cannot guarantee their outcome, but you can take pleasure in the fact that you’ve prepared them for victory.
When dealing with the Negative Nancy’s and Petty Betty’s, you truly have to stand firm on what you know and believe about yourself! If you don’t know how to motivate and push yourself, they will take you down.