How To Instill Self-Love And Confidence In Your Teen

Raising a teenager in today’s modern times is challenging thanks to the popularity of social media. It’s easy for the comparison trap to take hold of already vulnerable teenagers. Mix in cyberbullying and you’ve got very insecure teenagers who are confused, scared and unsure of themselves. Even children who were confident as a child might…

Moms are Liars too!!!

A mother is a selfless, loving, caring human who sacrifices her wants and needs for the wants and needs of her child. Or something like that, right? That’s what comes to mind when I think of the role of a mom. I became a mom at the age of 16. A single mom to a…

TOUGH MAMA

I received a very important question from a single mom like myself that I felt compelled to answer. This mama asked for tips on how to be a “tough mom.” First, let me start by recognizing and saying this to single moms – remember that raising kids is not easy. I don’t believe any parent…

MOMS ARE NOT SUPERHEROES

If moms are not “Superheroes” than who are we? Why are we talked about? What’s even so special about being a mom? From a very young age, girls tend to imagine how their husband will be, and what their wedding day will be like. It isn’t until our dreams turn into a reality and start…

Keep your Sanity as a Mom

We all have those days when we come home from a long day at work, wanting to finally take a break and relax– but instead, we are greeted and challenged at home with more work. After dealing with long work hours, we come back to hungry kids, their homework, engaging with a family member on…

Teens and Anxiety

Our fears that accompany us are the root cause of anxiety. Teenage years are the most sensitive part of life. This age is responsible for the transition of an immature child to the responsible adult. Teenagers need a lot of attention and care because of their intense emotions that are changing every time. They are…

Working Mom Life Hacks

Want to avoid going into psycho mom mode? As a mom of a teen, with a home to support on my own, a full time job, and a side business, I know a bit about the struggles of being a working mom. From doing the grocery shopping during lunchtime, rushing home to feed the kids,…

10 Teen Phases

When our kids are growing up, they go through many different stages. Some of them are fun and exciting. For instance, teaching them to ride a bike for the first time, writing a letter to Santa Claus, and getting a visit from the tooth fairy are all fun. However, parents, let’s be honest, that constant…

Simple and Effective Single Mom Budget

There are hundreds of ways to create a budget. Finding one that works for you is the challenge. As a single mom, keeping track of my expenses is a top priority, I literally track every dollar that comes in and out. There is a very small margin for error or emotional spending, so keeping an…