Before my son was born, I thought that preparation would be the key to parenting...What I hadn't counted on was that parenting throws curve balls and that all the parenting books in the world aren't going to help you figure out your own style as a parent.
Humans need rest, just like every other living thing, but just how is a mother supposed to get some time off? Often we are either working or feeling guilty that we’re not working. Instead, we need to learn to rest guilt-free! Here’s what helps me.
It's way too easy to forget that moms are people. This week's Power of Moms Radio show will walk you through three simple steps for getting back on track.
The best part about owning the title of Mother is that we don’t have to be defined solely by motherhood. There is a framework of interests, dreams and passions that make us individuals who are strong enough to stand alone.
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.
What;s your Personal Best? Join April Perry and Andrea Davis as they discuss methods for focusing on our own "personal bests" and giving ourselves relief from trying to measure up to someone else's standards.
As a mother of teens in a society full of pressure and pain, it has always been so important for me to feel like my kids can come to me with any problem and we can work it out together. Recently I’ve been led to wonder if I have really done enough to position myself...
So while there are 1000's of hours of Power of Moms work that needs to be done and countless other timely projects that are important to me and to others, I'm protecting my precious time with my precious kids and training my brain to focus on the here and now.
Do you ever wish your children came with an instruction manual? Lori Radun, a certified life coach, inspirational speaker, and author of The Momnificent Life, gives her "Quick Start Guide", based on her 21 years as a mother.
In No Biking in the House Without a Helmet, Greene reflects on her journey to adoption, raising children (both biological and adoptive) and what it means to be a family.
If you’ve ever taken personality tests, you may have noticed there are varying degrees of accuracy. To be honest, I don't usually give much credence to personality tests. However, my daughter and I were fascinated when this one hit the nail on the head.