I will always be his mom. My job description has always been to raise adults who can pursue their own dreams and purposes. I want to be a mom who can take a step back, welcome their spouses, and find joy in new roles.
Would we ever ask a type-1 diabetic to "try harder" to make insulin? Of course not. So why do we ask kids with ADHD to "try harder" to make dopamine available to their brains? Let's bust ADHD myths.
If you have a friend or family member who is a single parent, please take the time to check on him or her. Chances are that person is constantly putting themself last to make sure the kids are take care of.
Along with the above strategies, juggling entrepreneurship, motherhood, and marriage requires game plans. Everyone has to find the technique that works for them, but here’s what works for me.
I have many memories of making poor choices with my friends during sleep overs at a MUCH higher rate than when we spent time together during the day.
At Fort Worth Moms -- surprise -- we ARE moms. We understand because we've been in your shoes (and are going through it ourselves!). We've found comfort and valuable resources in talking with other parents and educational experts, which is why we've done a massive round-up of education-based articles.
I think we all fall on a spectrum between introverted and extroverted. Where are you? However, even if you are the most extroverted human around, don't you still need little moments alone?