Raise the Child You Have, Not the Child You Want

Raise the Child You Have, Not the Child You Want

I have a friend who learned that her daughter had cancer after going to a routine 2-year-old pediatrician visit several years ago. Her blood work was off, and this led to testing and a diagnosis the next day. As you can imagine, they were shocked and very frightened....
20 Things College Girls Should Know

20 Things College Girls Should Know

It was a college football game weekend, and as my friend walked down sorority row with her teenage daughter, her daughter took it all in. The energy. The buzz. The sea of people dressed in the school colors, full of excitement and hope. Out of the blue, her daughter...

Raising a Confident Daughter

If I had to name one thing I don’t want my daughters to struggle with, I’d have to say confidence. This is why it’s so hard for me to see my daughters doubt themselves or question their abilities. I distinctly remember the first time I witnessed real self-doubt in my...