The Warrior Mom

Darah Zeledon aka The Warrior Mom is a wife, mom of 5, writer, fitness buff and thinker. Her unique voice reveals an experiential and academic knowledge of the social sciences—particularly psychology and sociology. Her empowering messages are born from an appreciation and passion for life and a nonstop quest for truth, reflecting a wisdom and resiliency earned by an array of challenging life experiences. Despite it all, Darah’s personal favorites are the quirky anecdotes exposing the chaotic tug-of-war between motherhood and personal passions. She’s currently working on her memoir—a tragic, yet inspiring story of the last five years of her life entitled: A Lucky Girl. You can read more of her musings at: http://www.warriormom.net

Articles by The Warrior Mom

Kids and Self-Esteem: How to Help Them Grow a Thicker Skin

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How do we teach our kids to develop some tough skin to weather the never-ending schoolyard gossip and drama? It starts so young these days — much earlier than I remember. Our kids come home fragile and in tears, basing their happiness on these fickle, yet pivotal interactions. I see it more with my girls. (My boys are perhaps... Read more »

Is Your Child Going Through a Phase? Have Patience.

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After nine years of parenting five children, I think I’ve discovered a few consistent guiding rules of the parenting game. In a nutshell: it’s all about being patient and not stressing out. No, I am not talking about the type of patience required to just grin-and-bear-it while waiting for your two-year-old to end his tantrum... Read more »