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What has motherhood taught you? Allyson Reynolds shares 10 lessons she's learned, and invites you to share what you've learned from motherhood.
You see them everywhere you go. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They appear harmless, even friendly. You’ve been exposed to them your entire life but they still have the power to intimidate you. Who are they? The other mothers.
In the midst of all the conflicting advice out there about what the best mothering practices are, it's so easy to constantly second-guess ourselves. Includes a tongue-in-cheek chart that will help you see how silly some of our worries really are.
Learning to live in the present and appreciate the now is not as easy as it sounds. In the past, I've described myself as a frustrated perfectionist who is constantly vacillating between my desire to get things done and my desire to enjoy the moment before it's gone. These are the things that have helped...
I understand that many moms read blogs for ideas and inspiration. I get that. I really do. But, if you have a personality like mine, you will want to try and incorporate every last great idea out there and risk not doing the most important thing for your family. (Whatever that is.) Worse yet, you...
A new mother is born right along with that first baby, and figuring out how to mesh your original self with your new self can be a tough and exhilarating journey. That's where The Power of Individuality comes in. During April, we'll focus on its relationship to motherhood.
Maybe you've been there: trying so hard to be happy, calm, and patient for such a long period of time and under such stressful circumstances that you ultimately lose your temper. Allyson Reynolds have 5 ways to help deal with the emotional earthquakes that inevitably topple our good intentions.
Have you ever dreamed of having a house full of servants, a la Downton Abbey? Allyson Reynolds has three reasons why doing the domestic "dirty work" of motherhood might have its own rewards.
Patience is a topic we usually reserve for our relationships with our children. But what about developing patience for yourself as the mother of these demanding creatures? Do you work as hard at having patience with yourself as you do at having patience with your children?
I did something this past month I’ve been wanting to do for years: I had all our old home videos put onto DVD. And even though I was ecstatically happy to finally have them in a ready-to-watch format, I found myself bawling--bawling--as I sat down to watch the infant years of our family. But this...
Photo by Nichole Carter As a mother, when you hear the word "patience," what comes to mind? (Besides, "I have none.") For me, it's the image of a woman who can "keep calm and carry on" amidst all the daily noise, chaos and demands of her children – whatever the age.