The other night I was lifting weights when my little girl sidled up to me and struggled to pick up one of my dumbbells using both of her tiny arms. "Teach me your exercises, Mama," she demanded. "So I can be strong, like you."Read Full Story
As mothers of little girls, it is our job to raise strong, independent women who will contribute to society. But how do we create independence without pushing our children away? The urge to hold my little girl and never let go is so strong that I sometimes forget she needs time to explore on her own. This list serves to remind me of what I can do to ensure my daughter thrives in the world when I can no longer carry her through it.Read Full Story
Codependency is a touchy subject; it comes from a place of both selflessness and control issues. But, even when you aren't consciously being codependent, you may not realize you are raising your child to be codependent, too. Find out how to recognize codependency and make sure the cycle ends with you.Read Full Story
Every day moms are confronted with media headlines proclaiming some new study has found their chosen parenting styles to be the worst ever. If we base everything we know about parenting and raising children off of what the media tells us, we are all basically inept at this whole parenting thing.Read Full Story
And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .
SheKnows is making some changes!