#me, too: Recognizing My Role in Instilling Respect


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Respect: Actions Speak Louder Than Words 

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Krista is wife to her high school sweetheart and best friend, Randy, and mom to her two sweet boys, Hudson and Jones. She’s a former first-grade teacher turned writer, using her words and heart to uplift and encourage mamas on this wild, beautiful, messy journey of motherhood. She loves spending time with family and friends, exploring the incredible outdoors, exercising (#alonetime), long strolls around the neighborhood to pass the witching hour, rooting for too many teams across too many sports to name, snuggling on the couch with her hubby and binge-watching Suits, and baring her mama heart over at Kisses From Boys with Krista Ward.


  1. “They will make the right choice because, when it comes to this, they won’t even see a choice. What they will see is a nonnegotiable. A standard. An expectation.”

    Exactly! I believe it is our responsibility as parents to make a concerted effort to raise our children knowing that others exist as well, thus instilling respect for one another. Too much thought has been given to what “we” need verses an outward look toward the needs of others.

    Outstanding article, Krista! Kudos to you and your husband for raising your boys well!

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