Congratulations to Since You Asked: the SocialMoms Blog of the Week! Dawn Sticklen, author of Since You Asked, writes about ways to make your community a better place in hopes that we can all, one person at a time, make the world a better place. I interviewed Dawn about her inspiration behind the site ... SM: What was your inspiration for starting Since You Asked? Initially I thought I’d use my blog as a platform for spouting off my opinions about various parenting issues. ... Continue Reading
The SocialMoms Blog of the Week is Since You Asked – where we can all make the world a better place.
Close friends go beyond your differences and add meaning to your life.
You couldn’t find two more different women than my friend, Kristine, and I. We don’t agree on anything. She loves to date. It is her sport of choice and she is fabulous at it. I would much rather go to the dentist than go out on a date with someone that doesn’t move me. Unfortunately, most of the time, I am moved to tears. She’s detail oriented and knows what bra she wore on the day she met her first boyfriend. I can’t tell you what bra I wore yesterday, or even if I wore ... Continue Reading
Learn the best steps for fostering your child’s favorite talent and activity.
Raising kids is hard work. And the only thing harder then raising kids, I think, is being a kid. Our children are bombarded with messages from the media, and their peers, about what they are supposed to like, how they are supposed to dress and what opinions they should have. It is very important to teach our children a sense of "self" so they can not only form their own beliefs but feel secure enough in who they are to stick to them. In my personal experience, both in my childhood and ... Continue Reading