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Empowering Girls: Mommy/Daughter Day Report

You're always ignoring me. It's inappropriate. It hurts my feelings and it makes me sad and mad. You should listen to me when I talk to you, Ainsley informed me during our Mommy/Daughter Day on Saturday. You're right. I'm sorry. You have a…

I H-E-A-R-T My Family

My family really shines on Mother's Day. Especially my husband, who always puts a lot of effort into getting the children involved in doing something creative for me. I woke to pancakes with whipped cream and strawberries, an 8X11 photo of…
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Empowering Girls: I Would Pick You

If I were picking daughters off the shelf I would pick you Ainsley. If I were picking Mommies of the shelf I would pick you Mommy. (Idea taken from Growing a Girl: Seven Strategies for Raising a Strong, Spirited Daughter)

Empowering Girls: Mommy/Daughter Day

Do you know what "Give us this day our daily bread" means?, Daddy asked Ainsley as they were saying night-time prayers. That God gives us what we need, like food and stuff? Right. What do you need Ainsley? More attention from Mommy. That's…

Empowering Girls: Spring Break Fun Mommy

You're the best Mom ever. That's the kind of praise I live for.

Be My Mr. Good Enough!

Do you think I should get you a Valentine? I'm going to be seriously upset if you spend money on roses that die and please remember I hate the creams. In fact we don't need chocolate, there's still some from Christmas. I was talking to…
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Maternal Emotional Inheritance

Please, please, please take the time to watch the second video of How to Look Good Naked if you have ever uttered any words like, "I hate my freaking thighs." This episode (click on the second one down) illustrates how girls develop negative…

Bad Word

by Tracee Sioux Mommy, Kinsey called me a bad word! Oh no. What did she call you? Tracee! So this is what bad mother Karma feels like. I so wish I had been nicer to my mother. Where once my main goal in life was to not become my mother,…