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I've solved the problem of looking at my watch while taking a picture, I just need to get Charley to take it. 😬 We're out for Indian food tonight with Nana, Oupa, Sarah, Scott, Charley, Ezra, Paul, Isaac, Emmie, and me. #arizonalegofthemove #familytime #familydinner #cousintime #nanaandoupa #applewatch #indianfood #nephews #nephewlove #parentingteens
Dear Teen Self is an interactive book for teenage girls to explore stories while identifying ways to avoid those situations, assist with coping in a healthy manner and learning what has prompted them to make certain decisions. The author candidly discusses scenarios that she experienced as a teenager while exploring the reasons she felt compelled to make certain choices. This book comes with 30 journal pages, a word bank and multiple activities that accompany the tips written. This book covers topics such as, teen depression, various types of abuse, friendship issues, and much more that can be difficult for a teenage girl to deal with. Along with these components, Dear Teen Self also has motivational content to inspire teenage girls to continue being positive.
Love how these boys love each other. First thing L said when he finally woke up seven hours after surgery "is Rome awake yet tell hims I love him" 😜 Having a sick brother really pulled out bubbas softer side and I saw them hug randomly many times. He'd watch over L as he slept or needed help moving, and pace the house when the pain was severe and there was nothing he could do. When the going gets rough my team rallies. Please Jesus let it continue my house has been sort of peaceful 😂 . #boymom #mommalife #parentingteens #jesuswins #2017forthelove
#EzRepost @brightergirls with @ezrepostapp The GIFT of BRIGHTER GIRLS. I always knew I wanted to work with GIRLS. At 13, I told myself I needed to be a good girl so my daughters can have me as their role model. By 17, I was already going to secondary schools to talk to girls. I remember how they will surround me asking lots of questions after my talks. My dream led me into various girl advocacies, programs and networks all while still growing. Life happened but my dream didn't leave despite being a banker and mother of boys 😁. I decided to add more knowledge and expertise to my passion so I signed up for International courses qualifications and certifications part of which was being a Certified Girl Empowerment Coach amongst others. At one of those trainings, I was asked how I'll define my teenage years. I said, " even though I was a goody goody, in retrospect, Naivety was what I'll define my teenage years" Need not count the number of actions today I'll have done differently if I knew better. There is a definite knowledge gap hunting adolescence/teenagers today. There is the lack of guided presence and a definite structure that illuminates these growing minds. Bad experiences shouldn't all be our teachers, what's then the gift of parents, elders or leaders? But I understand the dilemma. Trust me, it takes a know how to be able to communicate effectively to teens. Oh definitely! They live in a different world from ours and how would we know if nobody teaches us. I'm grateful for the Gift of BRIGHTER GIRLS, the platform to equip girls, support parents and grow a strong community. #brightergirls #girlworkshops #girlcoach #ifiknewbetter. #parentingteens #teengirls #GrowingUpAGirl #nigerianGirlsUnited #teengirlsrock #AllBlackGirlsDont #PeriodsAreNotAnInsult #brightergirls #ilovemyteen #empoweringteens #empoweringgirls @lagosmums
Teaching the tween to mop floors. Saturday the whole family works as a team and gets the house clean-ish. Proud of my children who are growing into awesome humans who understand we all need to work at the crappy jobs together so we can relax and enjoy the fun stuff. #parenting #parentingteens #parentingtweens #housework #photographinghappiness
What are YOU thankful for? I am super thankful that I was blessed with this lovable, talented, beautiful, and quirky little family. 😍❤️ #thankfulheart #family #parentingteens #parentingtweens
Swear at my #teens? Noooo. I speak to them with emphatic consonants. #parenting #parentingtricks #parentingteens
It's soooo tempting as a parent to protect our children from failure. Turns out that failure is the most important teacher! Head over to blog to learn about the #giftoffailure. Link in bio. . . . #parenting #parentingteens #parentingtweens #onlinetutoring #stapletondenver #northfieldstapleton #denvertutor #smallbusiness #ladyboss #girlboss #mompreneur #lptutoring
YOUR SAFETY MATTERS! and YOU MATTER! Please remember to stay safe both offline and online. Be wise and do NOT share your personal information . Have a great day at school today. #teenagers #tweens #teen #youngpeople #successtips #parenting #parentingteens #youth #secondaryschool #highschool #college #university #academy #middleschool #teens #tween #preteen #onlinesafety #staysafe #online #offline
Parenting is hard! There's no manual. But there are tons of people with great advice and wisdom to share, which is why we created The Parenting Teens Summit! We interviewed 40+ incredible Christian thinkers, including Gary Chapman (author of The 5 Love Languages), about how best to parent teens in today's world. AND IT'S FREE!!! All you have to do is sign up and get ready to watch these incredible interviews from the comfort of your own home. Go to parentingteenssummit.com now (live #linkinbio)...It starts June 1, and you don't want to miss a single interview! ——————————————————— #parenting #intentionalparenting #lifelongfaith #christian #raisingteens #parentingteens #faith #christianity #parentingteenssummit #freeresource #lovelanguages #fivelovelanguages #garychapman #onlinesummit #onlinevideos #signupnow #motherhood #fatherhood
We are excited to host a dine and discussion for parents. Email us to claim your seat. #teentherapy #teentherapist #psychology
River picnic for one! I resigned from parenting and puppy watching this eve and stomped off for a dip in the river on my ow . I only managed to get halfway in but the bluebells were full of honey bee still at 8pm who just couldn't tear themselves away.
I felt "woke" with my teenager to learn the 10 Teen Slang Words Every Mom Should Know. Check out the new blog (link in bio) for a full list and video. #slang #goals #lit #happycultivated
#Repost @brightergirls with @repostapp ・・・ The GIFT of BRIGHTER GIRLS. I always knew I wanted to work with GIRLS. At 13, I told myself I needed to be a good girl so my daughters can have me as their role model. By 17, I was already going to secondary schools to talk to girls. I remember how they will surround me asking lots of questions after my talks. My dream led me into various girl advocacies, programs and networks all while still growing. Life happened but my dream didn't leave despite being a banker and mother of boys 😁. I decided to add more knowledge and expertise to my passion so I signed up for International courses qualifications and certifications part of which was being a Certified Girl Empowerment Coach amongst others. At one of those trainings, I was asked how I'll define my teenage years. I said, " even though I was a goody goody, in retrospect, Naivety was what I'll define my teenage years" Need not count the number of actions today I'll have done differently if I knew better. There is a definite knowledge gap hunting adolescence/teenagers today. There is the lack of guided presence and a definite structure that illuminates these growing minds. Bad experiences shouldn't all be our teachers, what's then the gift of parents, elders or leaders? But I understand the dilemma. Trust me, it takes a know how to be able to communicate effectively to teens. Oh definitely! They live in a different world from ours and how would we know if nobody teaches us. I'm grateful for the Gift of BRIGHTER GIRLS, the platform to equip girls, support parents and grow a strong community. #brightergirls #girlworkshops #girlcoach #ifiknewbetter. #parentingteens #teengirls #GrowingUpAGirl #nigerianGirlsUnited #teengirlsrock #AllBlackGirlsDont #PeriodsAreNotAnInsult #brightergirls #ilovemyteen #empoweringteens #empoweringgirls @lagosmums
The GIFT of BRIGHTER GIRLS. I always knew I wanted to work with GIRLS. At 13, I told myself I needed to be a good girl so my daughters can have me as their role model. By 17, I was already going to secondary schools to talk to girls. I remember how they will surround me asking lots of questions after my talks. My dream led me into various girl advocacies, programs and networks all while still growing. Life happened but my dream didn't leave despite being a banker and mother of boys 😁. I decided to add more knowledge and expertise to my passion so I signed up for International courses qualifications and certifications part of which was being a Certified Girl Empowerment Coach amongst others. At one of those trainings, I was asked how I'll define my teenage years. I said, " even though I was a goody goody, in retrospect, Naivety was what I'll define my teenage years" Need not count the number of actions today I'll have done differently if I knew better. There is a definite knowledge gap hunting adolescence/teenagers today. There is the lack of guided presence and a definite structure that illuminates these growing minds. Bad experiences shouldn't all be our teachers, what's then the gift of parents, elders or leaders? But I understand the dilemma. Trust me, it takes a know how to be able to communicate effectively to teens. Oh definitely! They live in a different world from ours and how would we know if nobody teaches us. I'm grateful for the Gift of BRIGHTER GIRLS, the platform to equip girls, support parents and grow a strong community. #brightergirls #girlworkshops #girlcoach #ifiknewbetter. #parentingteens #teengirls #GrowingUpAGirl #nigerianGirlsUnited #teengirlsrock #AllBlackGirlsDont #PeriodsAreNotAnInsult #brightergirls #ilovemyteen #empoweringteens #empoweringgirls @lagosmums
I wish I could say I was the perfect parent, but I'm not. I say the wrong things and embarrass my kids. I spin my wheels majoring on the minors. I try to get my kids to see that keeping your elbows off the dinner table is paramount to the continuance of Western Civilization as we know it, and making your bed goes a long way toward not driving your neatnik dad insane. But as this girl prepares to graduate, I'm thinking, "What do I really want my kids to know?" More than anything, I want them to know who they are, who God is, and what He does. Sharing "7 Scriptures You Want Your Teen to Know" on my blog this week.(Link in profile) #faithspillingover #graduation #parentingteens #scripture #parentingtips #writersofinstagram
Do not base your expectations for today on what happened yesterday. Today is a totally new day. Play your part! Expect the best from you and do your very best. I am so proud of you. #teenagers #tweens #teen #youngpeople #successtips #responsibility #parenting #parentingteens #youth #secondaryschool #highschool #college #university #academy #middleschool #teens #tween #preteen
I'm telling you... if you don't control those little snot heads... they'll take you for a ride!! I like to put mine under the house with all the spiders... and poke at them through the floor boards!! 🕷🕸
Stepmom Questions: Advice Appreciated! I'm getting married July 7th. My fiancé has a 12 year old. We have 50/50 shared custody. BM is in another relationship has 4 kids wirh 3 different dads. SO & I have been together for 5 years, his daughter is an amazing, smart, beautiful young lady but she crossed the line the other night. I noticed in her phone she put my name followed by 💩💩💩. It broke my heart. I'm not sure if I'm more hurt or pissed by the fact that she did that. Bottom line: that's not acceptable in our home. At first she kept saying she "didn't do that! Why are you getting mad at me?" and I told her calmly I'm not upset I'm hurt. She got in my face, and yelled at me saying she didn't do that. I lost it at this point, I yelled at her saying "who do you think you are raising your voice, disrespecting me" etc, and I instantly grabbed her phone and left. Her dad wasn't feeling well that night, but heard everything and felt really embarrassed at how his daughter treated me. I've told her on several different occasiaons that I'm not trying to replace her mom, I'm just an additional personal who loves her and will be there for her. I even reached out to her mom when SO proposed to me and told her the same thing. (That meeting didn't go so well, but I did it to be a bigger person and to set an example for SD.) I'm reaching out seeking some advice on punishment. I don't have any kids myself, never dated anyone with a kid, and doing the best that I can with her. I'm so pissed and hurt. I'm a lost soul at this point. She's currently with her mom now, week on/ week off. I really appreciate any advice you can give me with this.
I'm so excited to be co-facilitating an incredible teacher training this July in Nosara, Costa Rica with Daya Danielle Radl. This extraordinary program focuses on learning how to teach yoga, meditation and mindfulness to KIDS of all ages. If you have a passion for kids and their future, this is the training for you! The @kidstoteensyoga Teacher Training is a Yoga Alliance Registered Children's Yoga School. Join us from July 15th - 29th. Learn more and register at www.juliandevoe.com/retreats or grab the link in my bio 👉  @juliandevoe   #seekthetruth
Your success in life will not come through complaining and blaming others. It will come through you taking responsibility and staying fully committed to working hard. #teenagers #tweens #teen #youngpeople #successtips #responsibility #parenting #parentingteens #youth #secondaryschool #highschool #college #university #academy #teenager #nocomplaints
Trying to stay calm, but losing control. #parentingteens #prayersneeded
A question we can ask each other to show love, compassion and support 💕
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Disciplining children is complicated. It constantly requires updating as the child(ren) grow(s) up and mature(s). Judgment is made by others as to what's the best/right/moral way to discipline children. And it's even more complicated when there are stepchildren involved. Let's use this forum to offer ideas and advice for what has worked for you and your family. Please be sure to include the children's ages along with the method(s). 🏆Bonus points for sharing why it seems to work for your family! #tellitlikeitistuesday
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Every morning I get ten minutes to talk, catch up, and even be quiet with my big little. He always leaves me with an I love you. Even on the mad mornings he'd bark out a love you and slam the door 😂 Tomorrow is his last day and I'm going to miss our mornings! It has been such a blessing to my heart and helped us overcome some tough teenage junk! Take the time for your teen! The years will pass quickly now. Talk to them and learn to be quiet with them. #momlife #parentingteens #reallife #middleschool
Parents in the St. Louis Metro, this is an awesome #summerfreebie : Jaylen Bledsoe in partnership with the UMSL Bridge Program, Mathews-Dickey & MasterCard presents the Young Entrepreneur’s Institute. This is anexciting 2-week camp for teens aged 13 to 18, to learn about Entrepreneurship. Jaylen Bledsoe's Young Entrepreneur's Institute Free | 2 Weeks 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday-Friday, June 5-9, 2017 and June 26-30, 2017 Lunch provided; Classes Held On Site at the University of Missouri St. Louis (UMSL) in partnership with the UMSL Bridge Program. Sessions are taught by Teen CEO Jaylen Bledsoe, whose clients have included Steve Harvey and Jordin Sparks. Jaylen has spoken at the White House, Google and for other impressive clients all over the country. You’ll learn how to start a business and important financial tips for young entrepreneurs. Visit the below link for additional information: http://mathews-dickey.com/free-summer-camp-teaches-teens-entrepreneurship-civic-engagement-financial-literacy-and-prepare-them-for-college/
New podcast episode all about a gentle approach to bullying. Great for parents, educators, mentors and coachs but also adults who come across difficult people in their workplace or life.... enjoy! I really loved this one. 💚💚 #youthmentorpodcast View them all at shinefromwithin.com.au/the-youth-mentor-podcast
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Crazy runs in the family around here, but it's the best kind of crazy! All morning has been a cousin swim session at Nana's house and it's so fun to watch how sweet and patient my kids are with their little cousins, and how they are developing those deep loving relationships through serving and taking care of them. This is what summer's should always look and feel like, and I'm so grateful for these fleeting moments we get all together. #cousintime #swimming #nephews #nephewlove #parentingteens #airforcelife #airforcefamily #militarylife #militaryfamily #pcslife #moving #spainherewecome #summervacation #bonding #luckiestauntie #familytime
When friends are over, or my kids are at someone's house, especially at sleepovers, screens are inevitable entertainment. What they're doing and seeing is a big deal, and I don't take it lightly. I love my kids more than anything, and I want the best for them💗 The sleepover situation is big deal. It just is. Every family has different boundaries in this area, and sometimes they don't overlap between homes. But how would parents know without a conversation? What is etiquette for this? You know, what is the right way to talk with each other about these things, honestly, and also without sounding judgmental...or receiving judgement in return? I know I'm not alone. We're all in it together, and with so many diverse ideas, this is really tricky. Share tips if you have them! ❤️⭐️ #intentionalparenting #intentionalhome #todaysparent #modernparenting #parentingteens #parenting #momtribe #consciousculture #conciousparenting #positiveparenting #parentsupport #momsanddads #beintentional #encourageothers #livethoughtfully #wethriveonline #everythingtribe
Up on the site last week, I shared this printable about one of my life mottos that I'm trying to teach my children. I also made a YouTube video where I talk a little about bullying. If you click the link in my profile, it's currently the 2nd post down. I collaborated with my friend @30daysblog with a coloring page version and colorful version of this print. My girls love that it is currently hanging on their bathroom mirror. What's a one-liner life motto you are hoping will sink into your children's mind? It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice, is mine. #capturingjoywithkristenduke
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Coming this Wednesday: "Parenting From The Trenches" Live Stream Q&A Parenting Show at 10:30 a.m. EDT on Facebook and Instagram. Message us @yellowbrick.me with your parenting questions and our experts will answer them! Sign up for a reminder for when we go live: http://bit.ly/SIGNUP-5-24 #parenting #parentingtips #parnetinghelp #parentingteens #dadlife #momlife #parentingishard #familylife #family1st #familyfirst
Ever wondered how it feels when your child starts secondary school? When my daughter moved from year 6 to year 7, I thought she was ready. She was. I wasn't. I was not prepared for what it did to me as a parent. Not just the 'why does she spend so much time on her phone?' Or her ability to fix her own social life without my input. But so many parenting rituals I thought I had sorted. It's all changed, and more so in me than in her. Read about how it feels to be a secondary school parent in my blog link above
If you are going to write a book about sex education for young people isn't this a great title? I have a real problem with the way we teach sex and relationship education in this country. I think we should be teaching youth to say yes as much as we should be to say no. We need to stop teaching children through fear it will never work. Monday rant over. How is your week looking? ***************************** #sexeducation #youngpeople #empoweringyouth #educationbook #coffeandbooks #bookstoread #parentingteens #parentingtweens #parentingadvice #mondayrant #mondaysbelike #haveagreatweek
I'm so excited to be learning the web skills and building the platform to share periodic gifts with the parenting community. You're doing it, I'm glad to hear more about the things that come up while you're working things out with your teen and I am proud to be on your team. I'm excited about how these three videos came out, sharing what i consider the three most essential tools for communicating with teenagers. It's gonna be a good one! #tlcforteens #tlcforparents #parenting #parents #parentsofteens #parentingteens #nvc #communication #lessslammeddoors
Wrapping up my evening knowing that I am loved. I am loved more greater than my mind can imagine. As a leader in this world....I am still only a rain drop in the ocean and because of Him nothing is greater than His love and mercy. #PARENTINGTEENS #NOTFORWIMPS #THROUGHCHRIST #WEWILLSURVIVE #TEARSLAUGHTERSORROWPAIN #ALLINONEDAY #ROLLERCOASTEROFEMOTIONS
I think that's just about enough growing up from this one! Where has my little girl with curly, red pigtails gone?!?! #EmmaJade #thirteen #teenager #momlife #parentingteens
My young friend's graduation party wasn't the only one yesterday. In today's blog I how two graduation parties taught me about being present now. (Link in bio) #graduation #momlife #moms #parents #parentingteens #thankful
Renaissance Fair in Irwindale, California with a special shot out to @alwayskwesting for making it a possibility for these two love birds to celebrate their 3 month anniversary #younglove #renfaire #renfaire2017 #bff #hallmonitor #parentingteens #saturdayfun
I'm so excited to be learning the skills and building the platform to share periodic gifts with the parenting community. You're doing it, I'm glad to hear more about the things that come up while you're working things out with your teen and I am proud to be on your team. I'm excited about how these three videos came out, sharing what i consider the three most essential tools for communicating with teenagers. It's gonna be a good one! #tlcforteens #tlcforparents #parenting #parents #parentsofteens #parentingteens #nvc #communication #lessslammeddoors
I've got about 97 million things I could say about what's true right now. In the middle of so many feelings, this happens... Me, rolling my eyes in giggles over two 8th grade girls listening to a playlist with country songs, and hearing my girl tell her friend, "you know, these songs tell the truth about country boys..." I mean, what does that even mean?! I. Can't. Even. Kids are funny, people. The weirdest, and it's wonderful. #countrymusic #cruise #parentingteens #transitionsaremyjam #mamaspace #whatishappening #canteven #thingswedo #laughteristhebestmedicine
Stepmom Question: Advice Appreciated! How do you deal with SD9 beginning to lie? Started with missing school multiple times on BM days, now it's about changes at BM's house (relationships changes w/BM, pets being taken away, etc) and not little lies, she has started to make up these elaborate stories. DH and I suspect it's to protect BM and SD is being told to lie to us due to to her naraccistic tendencies of not wanting us to know her life is falling apart. BM is very high conflict so unable to discuss these issues with her as it would expose SD to more pressure to lie. However would like SD9 know that lying is wrong before it becomes a habit esp. coming up to tween/teenage years!
Trying to find some peace... looking at the sun setting behind the only green thing in my backyard... I feel emotionally drained after dealing with a night of teenage drama, poor choices and consequences. I can't help but to feel responsible for their failures. As I explained to my child, it's never too late to turn around and start over again. It's 6:55 pm here in AZ and I'M trying to start over again. #mommaheart #parentingteens #thedaysarelongbuttheyearsareshort
... my children are so artistic. Thanks for drawing dicks all over my cleaning products @godhatesandy1404 and/or @hailee_lee_brown #parentingteens #dickcleaner
And so it begins. .... #parentingteens
Last week our three youngest wrapped up the HS production of Guys and Dolls. I love that they took a chance. I love that they experienced the joy of doing something new and scary. And I ❤️ that they did it together! #takingchances #guysanddolls #teen #parenting #momlife #parentingteens #siblinglove #theatre #lifelessons #nathandetroit #harrythehorse #babytech
A 10km run/walk- not bad at all. In my quest to consistently say YES to my health, I've got to do what I've got to do whether I feel like it or not. Don't let your feelings fool you. Say YES with actions because your true wealth lies in your health. Have a fab Saturday #health #healthiswealth #workout #healthmotivation #running #walking #stretching #planks #jumpingjacks #parenting #parentingteens #choices
Stepmom Question: Advice Appreciated! SD11 is learning master manipulation from BM. She claimed she didn't block me on instagram and when DH brought it up to her she all of the sudden knew how to unblock? Then she kept me from a mothers day post that she made for BM she was messaging me constantly saying she loved me because she knew I was hurt. ***This is not about being friends with her on social media it's that she lied and tried to hide things. That she doesn't trust me.*** I feel like I'm crazy. But I know she did it intentionally there's no way it couldn't be! HELP! Hi, I feel like my question was misunderstood..
Therapy is NOT taboo.. it's ok to ask for help.. mental health is just as important, if not more important than physical health.. mind over matter remember? #austinahlexandriacounseling #positiverelationships #allrelationshipsmatter #counselingforyouandyou #positiverelationships #positive #lgbtqia #parentingteens #parenting #youarenormal #selfcare #selflove
Turn back to when we were street dining in Kuala Lumpur. On this trip I travelled with my older two kids and Mum to Hong Kong (Disneyland) via KL. This dude thought he was so flash wearing some fake Ray Bans we had bought on the way to dinner...... Anyway, I'm reminiscing of times where my little man was still 'little'. The 16 year old version of this kid is absolutely killing me.... like in a heavy, sickening, torn apart heart kinda way 😥 #teenagersareassholes 🖕🏻🖕🏻🖕🏻
I was trying to go back through my pictures to find the last time I felt things were really right in my world. This is what I happened upon. Crazy that I miss this schedule, but I do. I miss collaborating with others in my same shoes, I miss the accomplishment getting an A brings. I'm not going back to school, or full time work quite yet. But this was good info for me to realize. Three more years before the empty nest, hope I can hold on for some semblance of accomplishment. - - - - - #schoolschedule #parenting #momslosingit #artdegree #parentingteens #designislife #lovetolearn #jencloesdesigns
We spent a lovely evening seeing My Auntie Jean and Uncle Roy, Cousin Maiya, and my Gramma. We feel so lucky to have the chance to get to see her while she is in the States, since she is from South Africa, and we don't know how much longer she'll feel up to making trips, she's my last living grandparent, and is the major reason I sew, and make things. Tomorrow morning first thing we are off, to the Arizona leg of the trip. #parentingteens #family #roadtrip #thegreatgriffithmigration2017 #coloradolegofthetrip #bestgrammaever #airforcelife #airforcefamily #militarylife #militaryfamily #militarymove #pcslife #ontheroadagain
Sometimes our kids struggle and fall. They are learning to navigate life, figure out who they are, who God is, and how to overcome temptation and Satan's tricks. It's heartbreaking and devastating as a parent to watch our kids struggle - but we point them to the TRUTH, pray with them and for them, we walk alongside them, and try our hardest to get them back on the right path. And sometimes in the midst of it, you cover their bedroom door in reminders that God loves them, He's working on them, and He has a plan for their lives. #unfinished #ChristFollower #ParentingIsntAlwaysEasy #ParentingTeens #7000days #HesStillWorkingOnMe
Isaac looking like not Kate Gosselin post haircut. #justsaynotokatehair #kateplus8 #parentingteens #haircut
Who wore it better? The answer, neither. Isaac's first act of the day needs to be a haircut. (We've let it get too long because we've been busy.) #parentingteens #kateplus8 #notacompliment #justsaynotokatehair
Tips to help with prep: 1) Plan time well. 2) Organise study space . 3) Remove distractions 4) Organise study groups 5) Use study aids 6) Take regular relaxation breaks 7) Balance with physical exercise 8) Eat well - good balanced diet. 9) Keep hydrated with water 10). Adopt a good bed time routine 💕Stay Calm; support, encourage, listen and be sure to ensure some 'me' time xxPlease contact for more targeted bespoke support for you or your son/daughter. #gcse #alevelstress #exammayhem #parenthoodismagical #parental #parentingteens
The popular @Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" has inspired so many conversations across the nation. Our very own @violetdelite was probably one of the first to view the series as she's very passionate when it comes to suicide prevention. She viewed the series with her teenage son & daughter and was so touched by the series she felt the need share how it has impacted her family. - "I believe that you should always talk to your kids, especially teens. The more you are open with them the more they will trust and come to you for support when times get tough." Click the link in her bio ( @violetdelite ) to read her write-up "13 Reasons Why You Need to Talk to Your Kids" ❤️💪🙌🏻 #13ReasonsWhy #Teenagers #mentalhealthawareness #suicideprevention #momlife #sandiegomomsblog #Talktoyourkids #13Reasons #ParentingTeens
We're taking SD16 out to dinner tonight for her birthday. We told her she could bring a friend to dinner but we need to know ahead of time for reservations because it's a big dinner party. The day has come and she still keeps saying she doesn't know if she wants to bring a friend. Do we let her bring a friend last minute or do we tell her no because the rule was we needed to know ahead of time?
Sometimes I forget that I need to slow down. That what we all really need is S P A C E And then, there's a free #snocone booth at the park. And I breathe. #slowdown #sacred #blue #beherenow #makelifewell #staycool #icytreats #whatishappening #mamaspace #makelifewell #transitionsaremyjam #parentingteens