The day I told my girls — ages 15 and 12 — that it was unlikely their beloved Bubbie would recover was just a regular school day. I had practiced it in my head a million times. I can do this. I would tell them with grace and clarity, answer questions honestly, and wrap it up with healing maternal hugs. Warrior Mom.
Have you ever encountered a mother of older kids—teens, early twenty-somethings—and wondered how she raised them to be so polite, intelligent, driven, and just all-around awesome? Sheri Evans, Metier co-owner and mother of Cole, 19, and Sasha, A lot of time they just want an ear, not you telling them what they should do…unless they ask. This is still so hard for me. The work is just different. Lisa Addario , screenwriter, director, and mother of Lulu, 15, and Augie, I used to cook for a living.
Take Me to the Waitlist. Need advice or support? The day I told my girls — ages 15 and 12 — that it was unlikely their beloved Bubbie would recover was just a regular school day. I had practiced it in my head a million times. I… Read More.
Raising teenagers might be more difficult than raising toddlers. Through the hormones, SAT scores, orthodontia, learner permits , mood swings, Instagram likes and Snapchat selfies, it's tough for a mom to maintain her sanity. My own mother raised three teenage girls at once, and is in the midst of raising a fourth -- God bless her -- so I know how challenging the job can be. By the way, sorry I gave you attitude for approximately six years, Mom. My bad.?