This summer, we're taking the dependence out of independence.
Tag: encouraging independence
When my husband didn't pick up "my" mental and physical load, I felt like he was telling me that these tasks were beneath him. I didn't get a free night out; I only postponed the work I would have had to do anyway. As a "bonus", it's my fault because I didn't tell
In all honesty, if you want peaceful mornings (on most days), then you have to take responsibility for them. Any good coach will tell you that you can't expect greatness from your players if you don't do tough work yourself. This is what we do to survive mornings...
As a teenager-to-twenty something with familial support, a "nest egg" isn't as important as transportation.
I'd like to show our problem solving attempts; what has made a difference in our every day interactions, and over the long haul.
There are some things that I list under "That's not my Department". Like trash. Especially this trash.
We all need comfort to fall back on. Us adults also need to rekindle our own sense of adventure. Who is better equipped to guide us out of our comfort zone than our children?
I'm trying to convince my daughter to break-up with her boyfriend for the summer. I have good reasons!
If you can't open it, you can't eat it... and other rules.