The youngest of our 5 is about to be a sophomore in high school this year. And as I was reminiscing about how fast these last 15 years have gone for her, I realized that I only have a few more years left to make sure she is ready to take those important steps into her own adult world. The Teens are now preparing for life away from home. This… Read More »10 Life Skills Teens Should Know Before Going To College
Being able to hold space for someone else means that you know you are able to be the calm in the room, knowing that things might get ugly and accepting that moment. Holding space doesn’t mean you have to be quiet.
Wrapped up in baby goodness, playgroups, and glitter, Mommies everywhere are reading the Mommy blogs and trying to absorb every ounce of useful information. “How to make my baby sleep all night” and “Will my toddler ever stop picking his nose” are key topics in those Mommy blogs. Those blogs aren't for everyone. They are for a very select group and that time doesn't last. Children grow up, turn to… Read More »I know what you don’t want to think about yet
Dosie.Rose – a shout out to the kids with chubby cheeks and big noses, with crooked or chipped teeth and chapped lips
I read this post this morning and it brought me to tears. This is such a brave, beautiful girl, reaching out to the world and daring them to think differently. (I can't figure out my feelings for this picture) ✨ shout out to the kids with chubby cheeks and big noses, with crooked or chipped teeth and chapped lips, with round faces and long necks, small and thin lips and… Read More »Dosie.Rose – a shout out to the kids with chubby cheeks and big noses, with crooked or chipped teeth and chapped lips
Nobody prepares you for the pain. No, not the pain of childbirth, the pain of parenting adults. When your little perfect baby has grown up with your love, wisdom, and becomes someone else... an adult.