15 Things to Teach Your Daughter Before She Turns 18. Some in here I'm not sure I would tell my daughter -- however, #1, #6, #12 are great and the best is #15 - "Boys are the gravy, not the mashed potatoes"!!
Motivate teens and tweens to do their chores! Use the guest password option to set a daily wifi password for them to earn - if they want FB and Netflix on the iPod and computer... They will do their chores!! Hmmm...saving for future. hahahaha - brillant!!
IF YOU HAVE A LITTLE GIRL: On my 16th bday, my dad gave me a half heart necklace and kept half of it. My half was attached to my bouquet on my wedding day. At the reception, he surprised us by giving his half to Chris. He literally passed down the responsibility of holding on to my heart. (Tucking this away for our girls. I love this idea.........I don't have daughters but what a really lovely idea....
Encouragement for Moms to Remember. read all of this. it is exactly what i needed to hear... sometimes i myself feel friendless because i have nothing to give to a friend. it seems like all the fun things to do with friends are late in the evening when i am getting the kids in bed. and the chores never end and i get swept up in performance.