“We met when I was 16…” And so began another story of a relationship filled with domestic violence. While working at an agency that helps victims of domestic violence, I heard this similar story way too often. Shattering any myths that abuse doesn’t happen in teen relationships, grown women would share how they had met their abuser while they were still in high school. Armed with this knowledge, I want to share with you signs of healthy vs. unhealthy teenage relationships. As parents, we want have the tools we need to teach our teens and be on the lookout for any warning signs in our teen’s relationships. [Read more…]
In 2015, my husband and I bought a house on a beautiful piece of property. Actually, we bought a wreck on a beautiful piece of property!! What we thought was going to be a remodel on an older house turned out to be a complete gut on a house that had to be at least 150 years old. It wasn’t a pretty process, but we love the finished product. Our home!
Earlier this week, I shared some thoughts on the importance of having a group of friends and family in your life that truly support YOU. (Read here)