Of all the things the moms I work with struggle with, hands-down one of the biggest things is being present with their kids. It's such a struggle and challenge in our fast-paced, over-booked world, to simply slow down and focus on enjoying the privileges of being a mom. When you're distracted, you can't be a good parent.
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Maranisha is the kind of girl you just want to be around. With her beautiful smile, infectious laugh, and sunny disposition, she’s someone the younger girls look up to. She started going to Streets three-and-a-half years ago, when she heard all her friends talking about it. She’s now actively involved, regularly attending the camps, block parties, bible studies, and clubs.
Every mom I’ve talked to expresses this same fear – that they might miss something in their child’s life. With the craziness of life and all there is to think about, it can be really hard to be in the moment and just enjoy your kids.
Every parent wants their children to know they are loved unconditionally.
It can be hard, though, to express that in a meaningful, lasting way. Because of the values of the world we live in, it’s so easy for kids to grow up believing that their worth comes from their achievements, looks, and the opinions of others.