I am still in shock that we are in April already! The weather here certainly thinks it’s still January. That being said, the trees are beginning to bud, the early spring blossoms are poking their heads out to greet us and the dormant grass grass is transforming to a beautiful green before our eyes. I love this time of year, it is a time of new beginnings.
And now for our links from the week…
Helping Our Daughters Be Free + Confident – Blessed Is She
With two daughters, one being a tween, this article was just what I needed to read today. Dealing with the ups and downs of tweens is in the forefront right now in our house. But remembering that God sees them perfect helps to bring me back to reality. Sunshine is a wonderful little girl just trying to find herself in a world of crazy. “Lord help me to see what you see, and to love what you love.” even in the hardest moments.
To the Mom Who Could Use A Little Grace – The Better Mom
Couldn’t we all! We all compare and look at what we don’t have instead of what we do have. What things in life are we missing because of this outlook? We are all blessed in different ways, we need to accept and see those beautiful blessings in our lives.
Free Range Parenting Makes For Responsible Kids. We Shouldn’t Penalize It. – The Daily Signal
This is a hot topic lately. While I agree that kids need more freedom to play and be independent, it’s sad that our society has made this so much harder. I think back to my childhood and we were a lot more independent than most kids now, and our parents generation was even more so. When did it become so much different? What are your views on the newest Free Range Parenting topics?