Strong-Willed Children: How To Nurture This Quality

My journey learning how to balance the needs of a powerful child

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I learned early into the first week of Motherhood that my tiny 7lb daughter was going to be a challenge. She began her life on her own agenda, setting her own rules. I will forever remember the nights we were awake from midnight to 5am, because she simply didn’t want to sleep. Instead, she wanted to hear the sound of her amazing lungs for hours on end.

It wasn’t until about a year later that I officially knew, this girl is going to dominate one day. No joke, the other day, I was trying to explain to her the importance of waiting until someone is done talking and not speak over them. It was a lesson intended to be about respect and I thought I had done a pretty good job explaining, until she responded with, “But.. I’m the winner Mom.” Continue reading “Strong-Willed Children: How To Nurture This Quality”

Co-Sleeping?! Our Story

One of the most controversial topics on parenting… co-sleeping. Is it healthy? Is it harmful? It seems like no matter who you ask, there is a different opinion on this one. While there is a ton of info out there that “shame” the parents who decide that co-sleeping is right for them, what they neglect to tell you are all the benefits that accompany a shared bed with your little. Continue reading “Co-Sleeping?! Our Story”