Yesterday, I had the opportunity to spend some one-on-one time with my 12 year old. As a parent with multiple children, it can be a challenge to give each child their own undivided attention with mommy. So, yesterday was pretty awesome. Corey and I did something we both love - hike up Stone Mountain. My … Continue reading Much Needed Quality Time, Meditation and Asana Flow
Last week, while leaving a meeting, one of the members of the group yells to me, “Happy Easter, Hilda”. I respond to her, “Thank you, likewise”, and make my way down the hall and out the building. Whenever the traditional Christian holidays come up throughout the year, it can become very awkward for individuals like … Continue reading What Works for Me, Works for Me
~ “It is okay if your child does not like you.” Last week my 10 year old daughter decides that she needs to ask me something important. She sits down on the couch, crosses her legs, faces me, takes a deep breath and then proceeds to ask me if she can have an Instagram […] via … Continue reading Is Your Parenting Style Harming Your Child? —
I'm the parent of a college student. What seems like eighteen short years ago, I gave birth to a precious baby boy and on Friday it seemed like these past eighteen years flashed before me. Memories of my first days at home with him, early morning visits to the emergency room, long nights in … Continue reading It’s official..
Hello everyone! I wanted to share a book with you that my sister shared with me about a month ago when I visited her in AL. My sister and I are mothers of three boys and are always looking for ways to improve our parenting skills. When I became a new mom 16 years ago, … Continue reading Book Recommendation: For Mothers of Boys
Thursday night, while my daughter was brushing her teeth she said to me, "Mommy, I want to be like you when I grow up. I want to be physically active and strong like you." I told her that she can do whatever she wants to do in life and she can start now. Of course, … Continue reading Be the Change that You Wish to See in The World
As a mother of four children, I know what it feels like to want to do everything and anything I can to make them happy. One life lesson that I have acquired over the past 15 years as a mother is that I have to love myself in the same way. Here is an example … Continue reading Our first and last love is – self-love. ~Christian Bovee