Daughters and Friendships: Helping My Daughters Navigate Friendships

Daughters and Friendships:  Helping My Daughters Navigate Friendships

I think it's easy for grown-ups to think that children will get along because all they are doing is playing, but we all know that each child has her own personality, triggers, and quirks. 

In order to help my daughters to not fall into the same friendship traps as I did as I child, I am adamant about teaching them these three keys when it relates to friendships:

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Attending a Parenting Conference Can Help You Be a Better Parent

Attending a Parenting Conference Can Help You Be a Better Parent

If you've been a parent for any amount of time, you may have come to the conclusion that parenting can be tough.  For some these moments of toughness aren't as frequent while for others parenting may be a constant battle.  No matter which camp you fall into it's easy to feel alone on the parenting journey even when there are millions of other parents. 

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Grocery Shopping with Kids ... Just Got Easier

When I realized that grocery shopping with the girls would be hard for me in their younger years, my husband suggested that I involved them in the process.  I heard his suggestion, but I couldn't take it because, honestly,  I just wanted to get in and out.  I didn't want to take the time to come up with a game plan for grocery shopping.  Shoot, I hardly was taking the time to write out a grocery list that made sense to me.  Oh, how I am thankful that this area of my life has gotten a ton better and not simply because the girls are older, but because I now have a game plan for grocery shopping.

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