The Negative Side of Having Mom Friends

Having mom friends is a huge benefit since it provides you with a support system. They understand what you’re going through since they’re moms themselves. They understand the struggles, challenges and joys of raising children and can relate to you on several levels. Finding likeminded mom friends can really make being a mom a lot…

SIX (6) TIPS TO RAISE MONEY-SMART TEENS

  The rave of this generation is mostly centered around becoming rich overnight. Most young people out there have the illusion that adulthood is the platform for making millions. Most are unaware of the reality of what it really takes to make money, or the attitude towards money making. Therefore, it is important to teach…

Why I Stopped Saying I Could Be Both “Mom And Dad”

Yes, I admit – I tried very hard to be both a mom and a dad to my child. And, I’ve heard it from other single parents, who all admit that they often refer to themselves as both “mom and dad.” But the hard truth is that we will never be both. We can brag

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…

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 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…

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…