Raising kids can suck! Here are 7 things Parents said were the worst when raising a daughter. 1) Staying one Step Ahead 2) Knowing When to Let Go 3) Not having them (two daughters) with me when they are with my ex as a divorced / single parent. 4) Seeing the Reflection of my parenting skills and traits in her. 5) Knowing she has to learn some things the hard way. 6) Seeing her pain. 7) Fear for her safety. More details can be found in the book “What to Expect When Your
What's that? What's going on? Parents expect many things when raising their hormonal daughter. Four things they didn’t expect are 1) daughter’s lack of confidence 2) support from my ex 3) extreme emotional upheavals – depression, self-identity issues, need to be liked by everyone, academic struggles and 4) couldn’t fix all her problems. More parenting advice can be found in the book “What to Expect When Your Daughter Hits Double Digits”. #parentinng #ParentingAdvice #teen
Do you know the right way to praise your children? A Stanford study found that kids who have their efforts praised are more motivated and persistent than those who are praised for their abilities. For example, saying "You did a great job with those math problems," is better for the child than saying, "You are so good at math!”. As it says in the Chapters 4 and 5 of the WTEWYDHDD, it is important for you as a mother or father to lift / praise your daughter when she does well a
What do you do when your daughter pushes boundaries to be an individual? Relax. This process is normal. Your five step response be 1) Set expectations 2) Expand boundaries 3) Check up on her 4) Reward or Punish and 5) Repeat 1-4 as she grows and changes. More details are listed in the upcoming book WTEWYDHDD. #parenting #daughter #rebel #boundaries #parentingadvice #parentingtips
Expect that your daughter's romantic relationship will mirror the one that you, her parents have. Volatile, loving, abusing, respectful, kind, patient, or fun? You decide. More advice in NEW book #WTEWYDHDD. . #parentalguidance #parentingadvice #relationship #teenrelationship #parentingdadmomparents
Daughter Addison and me during her first year as a University of South Carolina Gamecock Carolina Girl Dancer. A challenging, but successful year in terms of parenting. Cutting the umbilical cord let her flourish as an independent adult who still is somewhat dependent emotionally, directionally, and definitely financially. #collegerelationshi #parenting #teen #teenagedaughter #teenager #parentingadvice #advice #parentalguidance
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