Five Reasons to Teach Your Daughters to Dream Big

Five Reasons to Teach Your Daughters to Dream Big

Dreams are a powerful thing. We all started off with them and some of us still dream. Some of us chased those dreams and some of us simply went with what felt comfortable. No matter how you respond to them, dreams are a big part of being a parent. Your dreams for your children and their dreams as they grow are all directly impacted by what you say and do as they age. One of … [Read more...]

Motherhood and Work: The Overwhelming Combination is Drowning Me

Motherhood and Work: The Overwhelming Combination that is Drowning Me

I can not tell you the last time I had a real day off. One where I could walk away, not worry about an email coming in, a problem needing solved or an opportunity I might miss. I suppose it is the nature of owning your own business. Walking away could be detrimental to your income and growth. Most of the time I can handle it just fine. I am pretty good about keeping things in … [Read more...]

Five Movies Every Mother and Daughter Should See Together

Five Movies Every Mother and Daughter Should See Together

The girls and I always love to have movie night! In fact, we try to have one once a week. It allows us to start a conversation about whatever is on the screen and to share an experience together! We curl up on the floor, overload on popcorn and enjoy just being together! Sitting down to a movie with your daughter is one of life's little explosions of happiness. There are few … [Read more...]

Single Moms Do Not Automatically Raise Crappy Kids

Single Moms Do Not Automatically Raise Crappy Kids

I was finally relaxing after an insane day yesterday. I had sent the kids off to their weekly two hour dinner with their dad and was warmly curled up on the couch, tablet in hand for Candy Crush domination, and flipped on the television. There was not much on but I settled on a show that was talking about kids and the internet and the dangers. It was a story piece highlighting … [Read more...]

Teen Dating – What Age Is The Right Age?

Teen Dating - What Age Is The Right Age?

"But mooom, he looked so HOT!' is the same as nails on a chalkboard to me. I don't want to hear that and I don't want to face this. But it is going to happen.┬áMy daughters are going to come to me and ask about dating. Every parent faces it and we can't avoid it. They will look up at me with those sparkly eyes and beg. They will plead. They will do every thing in their power to … [Read more...]