As a mum to two pre/teen girls I’m no stranger to emotional upheaval. We can all relate to those tough parenting moments when she storms around furious and glaring or gives us the eye roll. But then there is the even tougher part, like hearing our girls voice, “You’re the worst, I hate you”. Sadly,Continue reading “What to say when she says “I hate you” (and other tips for keeping sane)”
The reverberations of thunder boomed through the window as my 8 year old grimaced and ran to me; scared. It’s an understatement to say that thunder and lightening are not her favourite things. Yet it’s also an unfortunate fact that we live in a place where it thunders … a LOT. I have built aContinue reading “4 ways we can get creative to better parent our Pre-Teen Girls.”
Think back to the last time your daughter “lost it” and was caught in a battle with strong emotions. How did you handle it? Did you feel at a loss as to how best to help her? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. As parents of pre-teens we are not unfamiliar with emotional outburstsContinue reading “Be her emotional SOS: Three tips for helping our girls with strong emotions”
As the festive season approaches we may still be wondering what to gift our preteens. Finding that perfect gift can often be challenging, and is likely compounded by our own resistance to collecting more ‘stuff’ in our home, that only gets used once. At Mothering Girls we believe there is so much value in enrichingContinue reading “Experience Gift Ideas for our Pre-teen Girls”
There are so many ways we can prepare our girls for a healthy relationship with technology. Let’s explore these!