Category: Parenting

Traits of a strong mom

8 True Traits of a Strong Mom

We’re not talking “Tiger Mom” here, where intense focus is directed at excellence in child performance. Rather, what signs indicate maternal prowess that is, simply put, strong? Buy an “Intelligence is sexy” t-shirt! I confess to bias.  I think  more often than not, “strong Mom” or “strong woman” is, well,  redundant. Still, I’m curious to discover common behaviors that inform parenting rich with core values. Some maternal influence that cultivates character. So let’s call them  instead, “ mindful Moms”,  present,  far from perfect,  compelled by Mama Love. 1. Mindful Moms have confidence in themselves, and naturally encourage the unique individual within

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How Do We Explain The Absence Of A Parent To A Child?

How Do We Explain The Absence Of A Parent To A Child? “To be in your children’s memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today.” ~ B. Johnson . The worst type of absence may not even be one created by death—but the one created by choice. For many parents, the idea of not being the best possible parent to their child is inconceivable, […]

ReMoved: This Will Change How You View Life.

ReMoved: This Will Change How You View Life. {Video} She bled from scars no one saw and wondered if the sun would ever shine down upon her again. She knew that life wasn’t supposed to be like this, but she had no control over the things that happened to her. All she knew was that she was waiting for someone to care—for someone […]

Hold my hand

Trust is what allows us to have meaningful relationships with other people; without it, we cannot converse without wondering whether the person speaks truthfully.
You would be unable to believe what another is saying. I do think there are different levels of trust and that being skeptical of many others is wise. Without any trust at all, however, life becomes quite lonely.

To trust emotionally, its where you expose your vulnerabilities to people, but believing they will not take advantage of your openness. In practice, trust is an emotionally and logically act. I trust you because I have experienced your trustworthiness and because I have faith in human nature.
We feel trust. Emotions associated with trust include companionship, friendship, love, agreement, relaxation, comfort.