Today is the last day of middle school football try-outs. My son tried out last year as a sixth grader and I still remember the night that they posted the team on the school's website. They said it would be up at 9 pm. All the kids were anxiously sitting around the computer. I had even let the little ones stay up to share this moment. I was so … [Read more...] about Am I Raising Confident Children?
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“Sometimes you have to let everything go – purge yourself. If you are unhappy with anything – whatever is bringing you down – get rid of it. Because you will find that when you are free, your true creativity, your true self comes out.” ~ Tina Turner I love Tina Turner and everything she stands for – confidence, tenacity, resilience, woman … [Read more...] about Becoming A Confident Woman of Action
Summer is drawing to a close, and we are getting our kids ready for back to school. So we asked our mom friends if they had any questions or concerns about their children’s safety. Here are a few of the top concerns: Question #1: Walking to School My child will be walking to school this year. He is in 5th grade and I want to give him safety skills without scaring him. … [Read more...] about Back to School Safety Tips for Parents
How do you know your child’s camp is SAFE? Have you asked the appropriate questions that would give you confidence in the camp? When we questioned friends and family members who were sending their kids to camp, most parents - with a slight blush and timid smile - reported that their main concerns were: Will my child have friends at the camp? Expense Location … [Read more...] about 12 Questions Parents Need to Ask Their Child’s Summer Camp
The other day one of my teenage daughters told me she was going to delete her Instagram. She said she kept noticing that her mood and the way she felt about herself changed whenever she was logged on. She felt pressured about her looks and her social life; basically, she was not feeling good about herself whenever she was using Instagram. I’ve never forbidden my three … [Read more...] about 10 Things I Want My Daughter To Know