Tips To Relate Your Teenage Daughter

Middle school is such an interesting time and it can be pretty confusing for a young lady. As a parent, there are so many things you can do to be supportive, loving and attentive during these times when hormones are raging and emotions are flying. Consider these tips to relate to your teenage daughter in the midst of the middle school years.

1. Conversations
It’s important to make sure that you keep the channels of communication open between you and your daughter. If you don’t, you’ll struggle to maintain a relationship. During these next few years, your daughter will go through a lot of emotional and physical changes. The hormones are at an all-time high and you’ve got to remember that when you’re in communication with her. Always make sure to let your daughter know that she’s loved by you. Make sure that she understands that she can come to you with anything as well. It’s also wise to maintain a clear channel of communication open with her teachers. After all, her teachers will be spending a lot of time with her. Always check in as a concerned parent. Do your best to avoid being a helicopter parent. You never want to hover.

2. Accessories
During this time, most young girls are figuring out what they like. They’re starting to wear lipgloss and eyeshadow. They’re beginning to care a lot more about their appearance. For most people, middle school is the first time to experience the joys of having a locker. Consider purchasing a few locker lookz and accessories to celebrate all that comes with being a middle-school student.

3. Friendships
It’s a good idea to get to know your daughter’s friends. It’s so important to know your child’s influences and friends. Create a safe space for your daughter’s friends to get to know you and vice versa. Host a fun afternoon pizza party on the weekend and invite all of your daughter’s close friends. Don’t spend the entire time hanging out with them. You do want to give them a chance to connect with one another. However, it is important to be aware of the conversation and what they’re getting into.

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New School Again For Her

After thinking a million of times, after checking the pros and cons of either transferring my youngest or not, finally I came up already with a decision. You see, I’d been planning to transfer my youngest since last year, but was not able to do so. When I broke the news to Faith of her transferring to another school, she does not agree with me, she said she will miss her classmates and her teachers but after the moving up day, I was able to convince her to visit some schools, she was having doubts with the first and second option but when we went to SPC. She was amazed with the facilities, the CR and the whole area. She took an entrance exam right away. After the entrance exam we were told to come for an interview last Saturday, she was able to pass both. And today, I finally enrolled her! She said finally we were done all the three steps and we were able to do it smoothly.

I know there will be a lot of adjustment and I am scared and worried but I have faith on Faith. I know with all the backups and support coming from us. I know she can make it. She said though she can’t wait for the class to start. I may have to file a vacation leave on that day so I can go with her on the first day of class. I always thank her previous school Proverbville Christian School for nurturing Faith to become better, I owe you a lot.

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It’s A Date!

Love is in the air and it’s so exciting to spend time with someone you love. Whether you’re a married woman or a single lady about to go on the fourth date, it’s nice to enjoy butterflies and the opportunity to get wined and dined. Whether your date involves a night at the cabaret in New York City or a floral arranging class and dinner, there are a few things you’ll want to do before you head out for the date.

1. Attire
Find out where your date is taking you. Once you know, dress accordingly. If it’s a surprise, ask your date about the appropriate attire. You never want to wear a cute blouse and a pair of distressed jeans and find out that you’re going to the opera. Alternatively, you don’t want to wear a ball gown when your date is taking you to a basketball. Once you find out more regarding your expected attire, make sure to wear an outfit that flatters your body and leaves your date wanting more. Besides, it’s all about the chase!

2. Hair
No, you don’t need to have every single hair in place. Your date knows that you’re human. You don’t need to be immaculate, but it is nice to look as though you put forth an effort. Whether you choose to get your hair done or do it yourself, make sure that your hair looks fresh and new. To make things interesting, consider wearing a style that a lot of people give you compliments on. Wear hair accessories to add fashionable flair.

3. Scent
A putrid scent can really ruin a date. Make sure to practice proper oral hygiene. You don’t want to get to the end of the night and offend your date with gross-smelling breath. In addition to brushing your teeth before you leave, bring a few mints for the date. Furthermore, if it’s the beginning stages of the relationship, you might feel nervous. When people get nervous, they tend to sweat. Wear deodorant. It’s also a nice touch to wear a bit of perfume. It’s feminine, memorable and sexy. These details might seem minor, but they really do matter.

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Happy Mother’s Day To All

There was nothing extra special. We don’t have enough budget to celebrate it outside or to eat out. I went to church instead and bought some ice cream for my kids when I went home. I was surprised with what Mj put in FB.

Yeah, she puts warmth greetings in FB and tagged me to it. 

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