Purposeful Parenting Tip: Lend a hand to another mother even if you get nothing in return.
Some of you may have heard of a cool business called “Help A Reporter Out (HARO)”. For those of you not familiar with it, it’s like a cry for help from reporters who are looking to write stories and are in need of content – quickly. As a subscriber, you review the list of current requests and if you have content that would prove helpful to them, you respond. You may even get quoted or be featured on TV. Brilliant idea! Continue reading
Purposeful Parent Tip: Children learn by what they see you DO, not what you SAY. Actions speak louder than words.
I’m going out on a limb today with a message that’s been resonating with me for a few days now that I’m compelled to share. We often read about what parents need to do to make their children successful. Getting good grades in school and being involved in sports or other activities that they love are only two of the many ways that we can set our children up to lead fruitful and productive lives. I’m here to tell you how to do the opposite. Continue reading
Purposeful Parent Tip: You will make many mistakes while parenting
your children. They are not fatal.
Many people have heard me say when I refer to the parenting of my children that I will either pay for college or pay for therapy. It’s likely I will pay for both unfortunately. The point is, I recognize that I am far from perfect and will likely screw up my kids in one way or another as most parents (unintentionally) do. Continue reading