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Hang In There, Mama

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Hang In There, Mama

encouragement & support for moms raising teens

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Trials & Triumphs

Teens

Stop, Listen, and Listen Some More

Stop, Listen, and Listen Some More

I have to remind myself sometimes to stop, listen, and listen some more.. Even if I am in the midst of running around or making dinner, I have to ground my feet beneath me, be present and stop, listen, and listen some more. My teen girls need me, plain and simple....

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Did I Tell Her Enough

Did I Tell Her Enough

Is my heart ready? Is she ready? I know she’s ready. I knew this day was approaching and by the press of one single word… accept… my girl is off to college. My heart is beaming with pride and joy as excitement emanates out of my pores. But I can’t deny it, there is...

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I’m trying…

I’m trying…

It’s hard letting you go a little bit more, day by day, but be patient with me through this process... I’m trying. It’s hard watching you continue to grow, knowing in the near future you will be on your own... I’m trying. It’s hard reliving memories and often wanting...

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Riding A Bike And The Balance Of Life

Riding A Bike And The Balance Of Life

Remember teaching your little one how to ride a bike and how to feel balanced?  Lean too far left, you fall.  Lean too far right, you fall.  But center yourself perfectly and there it is…the sweet spot.  As I watch from afar my daughter’s hair blowing in the humid...

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It’s The Little Moments

It’s The Little Moments

“Mom, can you make me a cup of tea?” echoes down the staircase and I stop what I’m doing to fill up the tea kettle.  You see, making tea is a simple thing which connects us together.  I know it sounds funny but it’s true.  Maybe it’s tea for one daughter or an egg...

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4 teens

teens

Journey through the teen years with Ali and her four daughters. A time of challenges, tears, and above all great joy!

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