Tag: parenting

parenting

Glossies Made Me Do It : Becoming a More Positive Parent

In the April 2018 issue of Parents magazine, there’s an article called “Refuse to Lose It” that talks about how to more effectively communicate with your child(ren) without yelling. Admittedly, I have the cutest daughter in the world, but she often sometimes on occasion tests my patience…particularly when it’s time to go to sleep. When I’m …

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life

The one where I rant against another blogger

When I don’t feel well, I tend to become the worst possible version of myself -whiny, cranky, all around pitiful. I also become hypersensitive to any criticism, even if it’s not directly aimed at me. I read a blog post earlier from a “fashion blogger” who ended it by saying something to the effect of …

motherhood

Train Up a Child Tuesday : The Introduction

I’m so excited to introduce a new monthly feature – Train Up a Child Tuesday! Every month, Anna Bachelder from Train Up a Child will share an article related to motherhood, raising a child, or a related topic. I’ve known Anna for a few years (we used to attend the same church), but I’ve only …

Linkups, motherhood

Enjoy Your Journey

Today was the first day of school in my county. My Facebook and Instagram feeds were filled with posts and pictures that all shared a common theme : “I can’t believe how fast time is going.” Since Charlotte had been pretty restless all night and decided to give us a 4:30 AM wake up call, …

book review, books, parenting

Mama Needs A Do-Over Book Review

I recently received the opportunity to review Mama Needs a Do-Over by Lisa Pennington. Pennington, a blogger and the mother of nine (!!) children offers ten steps that mothers can use to reset themselves and their children when everyone is having a hard day. I liked that her chapters were full of personal anecdotes and scriptural references. …