Congratulations! You survived the many challenges of early motherhood. Now you have the opportunity to guide her through puberty and the life challenges of being a tween/teen, while continuing to strengthen your mother/daughter bond.
Being understanding and patient will go far during this stage. Continue providing love and stability. With so much changing around her it is the foundation she needs to make good choices.
Take time to enjoy being her mom. If you have questions ask in our group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/momofgirls There are a lot of moms there happy to share what worked (or didn’t) for them. And there’s no judgment.
Also, here is a list of resources to help you on your journey as a toddler and preschool mom:
What to Expect in Middle School: Strategies for Changes
Three Ways to Change Your Parenting in the Teenage Years
Parenting skills: Tips for raising teens
How to raise successful kids without over parenting
Why Parenting a Tween is Actually Pretty Great
These Mom of Girls blog posts can help, too:
- Gifts For A Mom-To-Be That She Will Love
- Work From Home and Remote Learning Can Co-Exist
- Thursday Night Me Time
- Our Friendly Competition of Duolingo
- Great Gifts For A Mom-To-Be That She Will Love And Use
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