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2 Must Have Books for Parents of Spirited Tweens

2 Must have books for parenting spirited tweens Itsawahmlife.com

It’s happened, my spirited kiddo has officially entered the… tweens. YIKES. Actually, we’re making a pretty smooth transition (so far). I attribute this transition to, what else, books. 🙂 A few years ago now, (Amazon informs me it was Dec 11, 2009) I read one of these books, and it had a huge impact on … Continue reading

Parenting A Spirited Child with The Four Agreements

Parenting a Spirited Child with The Four Agreements www.ItsaWahmLife.com

At 7:31am Hanna raced around the corner yelling, “Did I make it?” She looked at the clock and her face fell. She looked at me with a bit of hope in her eyes, and proceeded to make her case. “It’s only ONE minute!!” As I looked at the clock, and wished so much she’d succeeded … Continue reading

5 Steps To Creating an Environment of Accountability

Creating an Environment of Accountability for Your Spirited Child ItsaWahmLife.com

Everyone believes it. It’s been ingrained in our brains since the moment we decided to become Mothers. However, (and this may blow your mind!) we are not responsible for our children. In fact, the idea you are responsible for your children is the biggest lie told in parenting, and it’s what keeps us fighting for … Continue reading

Consistency Challenge ~ How to Use Consistency to Create Balance in Your Life

My day was not off to a good start. I’m sore as hell from my workouts, my daughter is screaming about everything, and then my husband got up and decided it was a good time to tell me how I’m not being consistent enough and my daughter is “out of control”. After bursting into tears … Continue reading

A First Time Parent’s Confession

When I was pregnant I attended birthing classes, I ate right, I exercised (some), I created a birth plan. I felt in control and ready to roll. I knew how my birth was going to go, how my parenting was going to go, how my life was going to go. I’m not sure where I … Continue reading