Tag: parenting perspective

Get Your Chalk and Draw Your Line {Setting Boundaries}

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BOUNDARIES. GUIDELINES. NON-NEGOTIABLES... Many of us have them and many of us are lacking them. Hate to say it, but if people are walking all...

So Long Cicadas {Thanks for the Memories}

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If there was one thing I dreaded about this summer, it was the cicada invasion. The swarming, the running for cover and praying that...

My Summer of YES! {Learning to Live My Best Life}

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As we know all too well, the last 18 months or so have been a time of constant "no's" and "cannot's" and "next year"...

Kids’ TV Shows with a Growth Mindset

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A mom inquired recently on a webpage: What are some good television shows with a growth mindset? What an interesting question and perspective. We have all...

Ensuring Ethical Adoption {Three Questions to Ask an Agency}

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I am a social worker who has worked in the field of adoption in various roles for a few years. It was not until...

Motherhood and Fireclay {A Transformation of Entrepreneurship}

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If you did a search for “fireclay” on Google, it’s probable that you would soon be looking at gorgeous, Pinterest-worthy images of farmhouse-chic kitchens....

I Do Believe in Fairies! {International Fairy Day and the Power...

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I am a child of fairytales, for better or worse. Beautiful ball gowns, mysterious magic spells, and romantic happy endings - as a child...

Celebrating Everyday Victories

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It can sometimes be hard to remember the wonderful aspects of parenting when you’re elbow-deep in dishes, knee-deep in laundry, eyes-deep in work, trying...

The Unsung Heroes of Parenting {Celebrating Father Figures}

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Dads are often the unsung heroes of parenting. My mom naturally exuded affection, and I gravitated to her for advice when my tears fell...

Taking Back Our Passions {Finding Myself After Children}

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When I was young, I had an obsession. I was completely and utterly obsessed with karate. My afternoons were filled with practices, and when...