That was the message, scribbled on a torn, scratch piece of paper. It was a simple, easy-to-miss message, and yet it still echoes in my bones all these years later. I’ve held on to that tiny piece of paper, propped atop a cabinet, so I never forget. My daughter, now 17, was in elementary school […]
I am a self admitted “helicopter parent”, but prefer to think of myself as simply a detail oriented mother subscribing to attachment parenting theory. Keep in mind that my boys are still little, so I am trying to securely establish their roots in order for them to blossom later on. My goal is to step back by the time they head off to college in an effort to become more of, what this article calls, a “paremedic” parent. I also work in higher ed and find this article quite fascinating! What are your thoughts…?
Oh goodness is this not the sweetest thing ever! This mother’s resourcefulness and faith saved her little one! And way to go Sergeant Givens!!
During pregnancy a woman’s body must go through a stunning transformation. Her blood volume will nearly double to support the growing foetus, her organs will be pushed to the side by an expanding uterus, her breasts will swell in preparation for lactation and her hormones will rise and dip exponentially.