Parenting

Being a parent can be tough, but with a little help and a little luck, it will all be alright.


Surprising Way to Help your Child Mend a Broken Heart
In 1997, I was riding the coattails of Toni Braxton’s as I worked my way through my first major breakup. Last night, I sent my fifteen-year-old son a nasty-gram via text message. It was something very silly in retrospect. I had asked him not to do something, and when he […]

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Kindergarten Sendoff: This is How we Lose our Kids
I am not usually the sentimental type. While other parents cherish the little moments when their little ones curl up on their laps, I have been eagerly awaiting getting some space. Don’t get me wrong, I do absolutely love my children. They are my heart and soul, and my reason […]

Kindergarten Sendoff: This is How we Lose our ...


What Would Dawn Do About Parenting Millennials? 2
We need to talk. Pull up a chair. Buckle up. We’re in for some turbulence. I want to talk about our kids. Collectively. This generation of kids that is heading off to college in a few years. They are more educated than ever before. They are given more opportunities than […]

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The Mom Village
One of my favorite projects each year is the book we do benefitting a different organization. Last year, we worked on a book together called the Mom Quilt. The proceeds from the book went to build a well in Kenya for the Mercy House. This provided not only clean drinking […]

The Mom Village – Encouraging Moms Through Stories


#GivingTuesday
  Did you know that today (November 29th) is #GivingTuesday? I have partnered with Bloggin’ Mamas and Carter’s to promote Giving Tuesday, a pro-social movement that encourages manufacturers and other participants to support charitable giving on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This year marks Carter’s first Pajama Program for Giving […]

Companies Give Back With #GivingTuesday