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…

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…