Tag Archives: parent life

May 10

New Territory: On Humility in Parenting

As a parent, I don’t think that the basic act of procreating is an accomplishment. As long as your reproductive system is in order, having a child is an easy process. The act of raising that child to be a well-balanced, creative, emotionally healthy, confident, and successful adult is another matter. Before my daughter was […]

February 07

30 Day Challenge Day Fourteen: Seven Years Later

30 Day Writing Challenge Day Fourteen: Your Life In Seven Years The topic of today’s writing prompt is one that I contemplate with increasing frequency. From the day I found out I was pregnant, the happiness and well-being of my child have been my priority. At times, motherhood has so engulfed my identity that I […]

Parent Life: Staying Humble

In my latest Parent Life video I discuss a word we parents don’t like to use in reference to ourselves: humility.

October 05

Parent Life: Live and Learn

It is easy to fall into the pattern of lecturing your child(ren). But as my daughter grows I have found that occasionally I have to fall back on using my words to steer her behavior and let her learn by experience instead: