Entries from June 2010

Stay at home daughter

June 29th, 2010 / 2 Comments

You know what a Stay-at-home mom is. But do you know what a Stay-at-home daughter is? I recently found Jasmine’s blog about being a Stay-at-home daughter. Jasmine is an incredible young lady who has chosen to put family first in her life. She is intentionally learning the art of homemaking, and stays home to serve […]

Training for our daughters

June 28th, 2010 / No Comments

I remember sitting in a circle at a college fellowship group at church, each person introducing himself/herself.  We were asked to  “Tell us your name and what you would like to be doing in 5 years.” “My name is George, and I hope to be working for a graphic design company.” “My name is Denise, […]

Communicating with a teenager

June 23rd, 2010 / 5 Comments

It’s summer, your teenagers are probably at home more. If you have children in college, they may have moved back for the summer. Are you experiencing tension in your relationships with living in close quarters? Are you having conflicts over everyday stuff like putting their dishes away or waking up at noon? What’s the best […]

Adjusting to the changes in parenting roles

June 23rd, 2010 / 1 Comment

When my children were little, it was  “Mommy, look at me”, “Mommy, stay here with me.”  Now it’s “Bye, mom”, “I won’t be home for dinner, mom.” As my children grow older, my relationship with them inevitably changes. With the turn of the clock, they go from total dependence on me to total independence from […]

What do you think of children watching PG-13 movies?

June 21st, 2010 / 2 Comments

I took a break from blogging after covering the 10 Hot Button Parenting Issues. Enjoyed some time off with my kids. Now I’m back for more. For #11, I’ve come across this Hot Button Topic with many parents I’ve talked to. Do you allow your children under 13 to watch PG-13 or even rated R […]

What do you think of allowing your underage kids drink at home?

June 1st, 2010 / 10 Comments

So far in this series of 10 Hot Button Parenting Issues according to wptv.com, we’ve covered these topics: #1 co-sleeping #2 homeschooling #3 spanking #4 childhood immunizations #5 medicating children #6 the cry it out method #7 breastfeed or bottle #8 baby wearing #9 young children with cell phones Now for the last Hot Button […]