How to become a better morning person: 7 ways to Improve your Mornings!

How to become a better morning person: 7 ways to Improve your Mornings!

How to become a better morning person: 7 ways to Improve your Mornings! It’s early morning and you’re still asleep.  The temperature in the room is just right because you set it to your liking before went down to slumber.   You’re covered up to your ears and your blanket is warm and cozy.  You stayed up late last night finishing some last minute work,  while surfing social media.  So, ...

Golden Globe Awards: The year of the woman!

Golden Globe Awards: The year of the woman!

Golden Globe Awards: The year of the woman! Hello Sweet lifers!  Welcome to “What’s Toni Thinking.”  I realize I’m a little early with this segment,  but I couldn’t wait to share what I’m thinking!  Did you see the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards? Of course you did,  well maybe you did,  but it you didn’t let me give you a run down.  There were many awards given out,  and great...

Self Sabotage: How to get out of your own way so you can find Happiness and Success.

Self Sabotage: How to get out of your own way so you can find Happiness and Success.

Self Sabotage: How to get out of your own way so you can find Happiness and Success. Self Sabotage is defined as behaviors that create problems and interfere with long-term goals. How many times have you wished for something,  worked hard at it,   and then quit?  So many of us set off to accomplish great things and have high expectations for the outcome,  but never see it through. Why...

Perfect Pork Roast

perfect pork roast

 Perfect Pork Roast Recipe Home Cooking Going home to Louisiana is one of my favorite things to do.  When I’m home I feel like a kid again.  One thing that I love doing when I’m home is eating all of the home cooked meals from my childhood. This recipe for the perfect pork roast is both delicious and nostalgic.  It reminds me of family get-togethers as a kid.  Everyone laughing...

Ask Toni: How do I deal with my bossy Mother?

My Mom is too bossy.  I love her very much and she’s been a great Mother to me,  but she doesn’t know her place.  I am having problems with her interfering in the way that I raise my kids.  She is very judgmental and won’t stop telling me what to do when it comes to my kids.  How do I tell her to mind her business and still remain respectful?

 

Answer

The only way you can get your Mom to stop giving you unsolicited advice is to talk to her and let her know how it makes you feel.  Let her know that you appreciate her advice,  but explain to her that you have the final say when it comes to your kids.  You’re still functioning in the Role of Mother and Kid.   I hate to say this,  but your Mom is still treating you like a kid because you probably aren’t asserting yourself and speaking to her as an adult.  Once she see’s you as a grown woman the advice will surely continue,  because she is your Mom,  but it will be delivered in a different manner.

Your Mom loves you and wants the best for both you and your kids.  It’s very understandable that you want to raise your kids without any interference from her.  But,  I must say you stated that she was a great mother to you,  so I think it’s safe for me to assume that she knows what she’s doing.  The only reason that your Mom is giving you this advice is because she’s been there and done that.  She knows what she’s talking about.  Cherish the fact that she’s there to give you insight.

 

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Why aren’t we talking about our Mental Health. Mental Health Issues and Women.

Why aren't we talking about our Mental Health. Mental Health Issues and Women.

Mental Health: Hi Sweet lifers welcome to What’s Toni Thinking.  Today’s random thought is Why is talking about our Mental Health so taboo?  Even now, with the internet and social media,  we still shy away from talking about our Mental Health. I know that there are many of us suffering with depression, anxiety, ADHA,  and many other health issues.  Although very common,  it seems that when the topic of Mental...