I’ve felt deeply convicted that I need to raise my children to have a voice. They need to be able to say no, sometimes for an extended period of time, to peers, online lures, and authority figures. No needs to be free of shame and it needs to be quick on the draw, ready at the hip.
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After several bad things happened to me and people I loved, I found myself emotionally spent. Self-care kept me from avoiding a breakthrough, but I drew a line in the sand: I had to figure out how to be empathetic for people and their problems without burning out.
It wasn't the first time Sarah Guerrero, freelancer and mom of three, wished she had Joanna Gaines sitting next to her, cheering her on with encouraging words and maybe a cupcake, but on a sunny March afternoon, two days into spring break, inspiration hit.
The mom of three used her innate desperation and weird, cult-like love of Fixer Uppers and book clubs to create one of the biggest game-changers to modern female life since
My friend had a stroke (she's my age) and I'm not sure if it's that or the fact that it's spring and I've discovered all three of my children can now officially hold their own bubbles without immediately spilling the entire container wholesale, but these grubby, sticky kids are practically in college next year and I'm just wondering--have we told them everything?
Other than that time mommy got pulled over for speeding, my children remember nothing.