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Love
Compassion In Neverland

Compassion In Neverland

Are there days when you just want to tell your kids to dust off the boo-boo themselves, even though you see a pinprick of blood on their knee and a puddle of tears behind their eyes? Author Amy Fonseca gives advice on how to overcome “compassion fatigue” as mothers.
Roots and Wings

Roots and Wings

My son's first day of school was awful. It made me miss the days when as long as he knew Mom loved him and thought he was special, that was all that mattered.
Let Go and Love

Let Go and Love

Motherhood can be overwhelming. Many women can feel “mommy burnout” more often than they care to admit. Author Amy H. Fonseca relates her experiences with mothering and how the process of “letting go” of our baggage and stress can help us see motherhood in a new light.
Staying Connected To Your Valentine All Year Long

Staying Connected To Your Valentine All Year Long

Giving and receiving love is one of the best parts of being in a committed marriage relationship, not to mention the sense of security it gives to children, so it is totally worth whatever it takes to keep that part of your relationship alive and kickin’. Allyson shares ideas of what to do daily, weekly,...
The Nine Minutes that have the Greatest Impact

The Nine Minutes that have the Greatest Impact

There are nine minutes in the day that can have the most impact on a child. Author Amy Makechnie has a sure way to make the most of them.
What has Marriage Taught You?

What has Marriage Taught You?

With Valentine's Day around the corner, a lot of us are thinking about romance - or the lack thereof. Saren shares six down-to-earth ideas to help you find more peace and joy in your marriage.
Picture Story: Dandelions

Picture Story: Dandelions

In viewing myself as a dandelion, I was able to understand my own position as a mother and the choices that I am able to make.
How to Tell a Teenager, "I Love You"

How to Tell a Teenager, “I Love You”

For a teenager, its just not “cool” to ask mommy for a hug when you’re sad, or to demand attention for a job well done by incessantly chanting, “look, look, look mommy, look!” (Which works, right?) So, how do we show teenagers love in a way they can receive?
Seven Ways to Keep the Love Alive in Your Marriage

Seven Ways to Keep the Love Alive in Your Marriage

Creating a marriage that leaves you feeling twitterpated at the end of each day doesn't happen automatically--especially when you have children, but here are seven ideas that have helped me to savor the opportunity I have to live with my Prince Charming!
7 Family Activities to Fill February with Love

7 Family Activities to Fill February with Love

Check out these super-simple, meaningful ideas for celebrating and enhancing the love in your home before and during Valentine's Day.
Tough Love and the Helicopter Parent

Tough Love and the Helicopter Parent

Wanting to help our children succeed while avoiding pain and failure is the most natural thing in the world for a mother, right? So what’s the big deal?
I See Me in Your Eyes

I See Me in Your Eyes

What we think of ourselves and how we view ourselves begins in our families. What am I doing, as the mother, to shape how my children see themselves? It is not only my voice that becomes my child’s inner voice, but mine is the first.