This piece was submitted to our 100K STORIES PROJECT by an anonymous protective mom. I have been a single parent twenty two years now. Single parenthood is filled with tears , loneliness, and holding my breath to survive on a shoe string budget. Buster our dog was colored blue,… Read More
To be a strong, loving parent in today's busy, modern society:
- Don’t underestimate your power to influence your child’s choices.
- Shower your kids with hugs and praise. It’s scientifically impossible to spoil a child with love!
- Take every opportunity to get involved in your child’s interests and academics.
- Set boundaries to help your child manage their own behavior.
- Follow through. Whatever you tell your child you are going to do, do it.
The world is changing, our country is changing – we all sense it, especially us moms. Our children are up against some frightening things today: bullying, body image issues, school violence, drugs, internet safety and more. So what can we as moms DO to fix all this? We can do a lot – and we start by remembering that we are our kids’ first line of defense through active parenting and solid family values. Parenting is truly the toughest job on earth. We offer the following resources and information to help you navigate your role as a mom.
In 2016, distracted driving caused 40 accidents in Colorado per day, and in 2015 15,574 accidents and 68 deaths occurred due to distracted driving. Each year these numbers are rising making it clear that distracted driving has turned into an epidemic in Colorado. Although distracted driving is a problem across all age… Read More
Imagine sending your teenage daughter out on what she anticipates to be a fun, carefree date with a friend, new crush, or boyfriend only to receive her home confused, emotionally bruised and sexually assaulted. Date and acquaintance rape doesn’t always leave visible signs or scars, and it isn’t… Read More
This piece was submitted to our 100K STORIES PROJECT by an anonymous protective mom. What You Don’t Know About Who’s Involved in Your Family Law Case Can Harm You and Your Children January 2015: I remember the very first interaction with my Court appointed psychologist known as a… Read More