As a younger mom, I would have loved to hear these words from an older mom who remembered what it felt like, and who could assure me it would get better.

5 things I wish another mom had said to me

I spent years oscillating between stressing that I wasn’t doing enough to train my children and obsessing over not having enjoyed them sufficiently. I’ve thought about how much I would have loved to hear words from a mom who remembered what it felt like, but had gotten far enough down the path to assure me it would get better.

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Encouragement for parents who are raising strong-willed children. Parenting advice, hope for moms and dads, Scripture-based inspiration.

What parents of strong-willed children need to hear

Are you the parent of a strong-willed child? Maybe you WERE a strong-willed child. … Or both. … Yep, that would be me. Strong-willed child. Strong-willed parent. Survivor of a strong-willed offspring. ~ I can offer you hope on BOTH fronts!

ChristiWhat parents of strong-willed children need to hear
Roots and wings. It’s what we planned for, but I didn’t realize it would hurt so much. Empathy and encouragement for parents of college students and empty nest mothers. Paradoxes from Scripture, biblical wisdom, and inspirational quotes.

Empty Nest Hope for Parents of College Students

As parents, we’ve been teaching them how to walk away from us since we taught them to take their first steps. It’s what we planned for. I just didn’t realize it would hurt so much.

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Parenting Teens - What to expect when you're launching

5 things parents of teens may need to hear

Are you in the “launching” season of parenting? That time when your teen begins to pull away and prepares to “do it myself.” Wherever you are in the countdown, remember that if you want a happy ending, it depends on where you stop the story.

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