#MomLife Monday- Step 1 (Slow down)

I told you in a previous post that I was going to update you on how we did each month implementing the gentle parenting step of the month. Step 1 was to slow down. Hubby and I read this step a couple of times throughout the month. The first time to discuss it and then a couple times to remember to put it into practice.

#MomLife Monday- My Favorite Child

As a kid you always think that your parent not only plays favorites but has a favorite. They always take one child's side, always give in, overlook, coddle, and just plain treat them better. Of course as a kid it was my baby brother. My parents always took his side, blamed and punished me. As an adult, that's another story. I'm my mom's favorite hands down.

#MomLife Monday- Raising A Strong-willed Child

You think I would be better at raising a strong-willed child seeing as she is a carbon copy of me. She doesn't do it to be defiant, or rebellious, to impress her friends or act out. She doesn't do it in a malicious way or to prove a point. She does it because it is in her nature. It's part of who she is, just like it was in my nature at her age.

#MomLife Monday- Reflections Of A Mom

Being a parent is hard work, you have these little beings observing your mannerisms, character, word choice and actions. You want to teach them to do right and be kind. There is a balance between friend and disciplinarian, between structure and individuality, between helping and