Another great thing about this is that typical memory books can only hold photos, but the modern memory book can contain videos.
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The truth is, purpose is not found in a career or even a title. While many of us do have fulfilling, even honorable careers, purpose is found beyond that.
Have other trusted adults that the kids can talk to, too. They might want to talk to someone else about things – and this is GOOD.
When she reached him, she dumped out all of the flowers at his feet. It was beyond adorable. I may have applauded and then instantly cried.
My dad interjected, “No, she’s buff. She can carry that.” I beamed at his declaration. Fathers, teach your daughters they are capable and strong.
Moments alone with each individual child don’t happen frequently. Like all relationships, the parent child relationship takes time and intentionality.
My son was diagnosed with a nut allergy when he was 1. He was kissed on the neck — hives and itchy skin immediately welted up his skin.
You call your kids by the wrong names. You call your husband by the dog’s name. You sign your maiden name, even though you’ve been married for 10 years.
How did I manage to help foster such a strong sib bond between my kids? Who have, by the way, completely different hobbies and personalities?
If I’m not a teacher anymore, what am I? Am I JUST a mom? It embarrasses me to realize I had these underlying thoughts about stay at home moms.