Tag Archives: Mom

We Don’t Need Tough Love, We Need Tough Love.

I’ve heard the phrase so many times, “It’s just a little tough love.” Typically after a parent, teacher, mentor, coach, or friend says something that sounds quite opposite from love. Do you enjoy receiving this kind of ‘tough love’? I … Continue reading

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I’ve Missed You, please read and forgive me!

First off, I’m so glad you are still here. I would like to apologize for vanishing. It wasn’t that I needed a break, or that I didn’t want to connect with you, or that I wasn’t interested anymore. I’ve simply … Continue reading

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You are not your Parent

Parents are a mystery. As children we want to grow up to be just like them, and by our teenage years we want to be nothing like them.ย Eventually,ย Superman shows us his Kryptonite and “You’re just like your mom” becomes an … Continue reading

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How Do We Get Back To Before?

My daughter. When she’s having fun, she laughs. When she gets hurt, she cries. When she needs a hug, she finds one. When she’s hungry, she eats. When she’s tired, she sleeps. She’s one and she is more in tune … Continue reading

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