• growing up glad, young at art museum, recycled fashion show, fashion show, mom blog, mommy blog, fashion blog, parenting blog, girl power, inspiration, motivation, 2015
    Fashion

    Recycled. Restyled. Remarkable.

    What an exciting night we had at Young At Art’s “10th Annual Recycled Fashion Show- Surrealism Restyled”.  This show was produced by teens from YAA Volunteer/Leadership Program and PACE Center for Girls, Broward, which is an alternative high school in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This fundraiser benefitted YAA Teen Leadership and At-Risk Youth Programs. The teens earned community service hours for the time…

  • growing up glad, wear your confidence, mom blog, mommy blog, fashion blog, parenting blog, girl power, inspiration, motivation, 2015
    Fashion,  Parenting

    Wear Your Confidence

    As you may have read in my previous post, we started our Instagram this summer after months of Ella telling me she wants to model. I couldn’t wrap my head around how such a shy girl could do it. So after several times of her bringing it up, I had to get creative. I wanted to nurture her interests while…

  • growing up glad, charm it, charms, kids jewelry, mom blog, mommy blog, fashion blog, parenting blog, girl power, inspiration, motivation, 2015
    Fashion

    Charm It

    Ella loves jewelry and some of her favorite items are her CHARM IT! charm necklace and bracelet. For those of you following me on Instagram, you’ve seen her photographed it in many times. Even though Juliet is my “sporty girl” as she calls herself, she loves them too. I think what draws each of them to this product is the individuality…

  • growing up glad, mom blog, mommy blog, fashion blog, parenting blog, girl power, inspiration, motivation, 2018, fashion inspiration
    Fashion,  Fun

    Meeting Our Mentor

    This is really a story of one mom/woman supporting and encouraging another. Shortly after I started my Instagram account, I came across the account  @thepetitepoet. What I really liked was how this little girl was styled, and how her clothing and poses were age-appropriate. After following her account for some time, I learned that she had a very special connection with…

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    Fashion,  Parenting

    Growing Up Glad- The Inspiration

    The idea for this blog came to me when my youngest daughter was graduating Pre-K. She is very shy and for the past 2 years, her teachers have told me to work on her self-confidence. As a former Mental Health and Elementary School Guidance Counselor, I thought, how can this be? I use everything I have learned about self-esteem and…