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How To Encourage Your Teenager To Talk To You?

(Feature Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels) A big worry for parents when faced with raising teenagers (and even preteens sometimes!) is how do you get them to talk to you? Teenagers can be secretive, mysterious creatures. They can be moody and temperamental, prone to fly off… Continue Reading “How To Encourage Your Teenager To Talk To You?”

Lessons Motherhood Has Taught Me

(Feature Photo by Flora Westbrook from Pexels) Motherhood has been a wild journey, so far. It’s interesting to look back at what I expected about parenting from before I ever had even the thought of having kids, or from when I first found out I was pregnant,… Continue Reading “Lessons Motherhood Has Taught Me”

What’s On Your Summer Bucket List?

(Photo by Ylanite Koppens from Pexels) Apologies for the absence, dear readers. Pregnancy, heatwaves, moving (during said heatwaves!) and a million other things has made sitting down to write about as unappealing as…well a very unappealing thing. I don’t know. It’s still very hot… Continue Reading “What’s On Your Summer Bucket List?”

Why I Didn’t Pierce My Daughter’s Ears When She Was A Baby

I am obsessed with long hair.  When my daughter was young, she had the most amazing hair; long, and curly and bright red. It’s still red, but now she wears it cut short, because that’s what she prefers. “But wait,” you might be thinking,… Continue Reading “Why I Didn’t Pierce My Daughter’s Ears When She Was A Baby”

I’m Trying To Learn To Love Yoga…But I Hate It

(Featured Photo by Mikhail Nilov from Pexels) (This isn’t technically a parenting topic, but it is a part of my life and I am a parent so you know what? We’re going to talk about it anyways. Besides, I do think things like this are an important… Continue Reading “I’m Trying To Learn To Love Yoga…But I Hate It”

The Absolute Hell That Was Naming My Daughter

(The gorgeous featured image for this post is by Amina Filkins from Pexels) It should have been easy. All the typical hurdles of naming a person didn’t really apply to me. One of the perks of being a soon-to-be single mom is that there’s no one to… Continue Reading “The Absolute Hell That Was Naming My Daughter”