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How I Manage the Time My Daughters Spend Using Technology

My least favorite part of parenting is being a manager of other humans. I know guiding our children is a part of parenting, but I desire for my daughters to figure out what they need and when they need it without much direction and suggestions from me. I know this can be seen as a lofty expectation. It is more than likely unrealistic for me to think they wouldn’t need any guidance from me, but it was a dream I had and really wanted to be true. Recently, I had to become more of a manager when it came to how and when my daughters use technology for leisure.

Making Memories | Mother-Daughter Weekend at Deer Run

Mother-Daughter Weekend was held at Deer Run Camp outside of Franklin, Tennessee. It is tucked away in nature and seems to be the go to place for summer camp. ☺ When we arrived on the property, I was so happy I had decided to get out of my head and just go. My daughters were on board the moment I told them we would be attending the retreat, and they were counting down the days for us to "camp" out.

Six Self-Care Solutions for Homeschooling Mothers

There were some moments in those early years when I felt like I didn't know whether I was coming or going. I was battling my own internal desires while try to learn new skills as a mom and wife.  Now that I have been a mom for over a decade, I can confidently say that I am learning to embrace and love myself while embracing and loving my family.  I don't have to battle for the things that I need to refuel while caring for my daughters, husband, and home.