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4 Signs You're An Epic Parent!

Hey there Epic Parent!

Parenting is hard. Kids don't come with rule books. If you're a regular subscriber, you've heard me say plenty of times "It takes a village to raise a child." Sometimes we get distracted or caught up in the "the battle" with our teen + it may not feel like you're an epic parent.

Sometimes your kid can say "I hate you" + it's a common teen response. While other times your teen could say "I hate you" + it's a genuine concern. So how do you know you're epic?

Blended Families 101: What To Expect + How To Survive!

 

Enjoying the gift of a family is so easily taken for granted, because - let’s be honest - as loving, heart-warming + essential our relationships with family members are… they also drive us CRAZY! Families are such complex yet simple structures. Every person has a role in the family + contributes to the well-being or dysfunction of the family.


When these roles shift to invite someone new into the family, you can expect chaos! I know! I know! You think I’m being dramatic, but give me a moment to explain. Chaos is inevitable in this situation, because there are so many emotions, fears + expectations tied into blended families.

Guest Post | Love Is In The Air!

For much of my forty-one years of life, I’ve heard a lot of talk about love + how it is to be properly done in the form of giving it to someone else. Even growing up in a Christian home, I learned about scriptures in the Bible that talked about love.  “Love is patient, love is kind, love keeps no record of wrong, etc… (1 Corinthians 13)”, but I was always taught to apply this type of love towards someone else.  It wasn’t until I started running out of love that I began to ask the question, “What about loving myself?”