“Somewhere between the early morning feedings and the endless toy room clean-ups, I’ve decided to find a way to enjoy these patience-promoting experiences, or at least most of them!” Join author Danielle Porter as she explains the difference between “everyday patience” and “mothering patience.”
Mothers provide a constant, steady foundation for the family. And though many of us may feel weak and imperfect--hardly rock-like at all--we simply must resist the urge to feel powerless and undervalued.
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas for gifts for your mom, grandma, mother-in-law, friends - and for yourself!
The other day, I decided to abandon all plans of “productivity” and let the winds of motherhood carry me where they may. I’m all for spontaneous tickle fights, staying in pajamas until noon and enjoying unhurried conversations, but on this particular day, the “winds” of motherhood turned into a hurricane, and I felt like Gilligan’s little...
Ever feel like you move from one task to the next, but never actually get the most important things done? We've been there, too. Join our conversation on how to reverse this . . . even as a busy mother.
Miracles and Moments of Grace is a compilation of stories from women of all walks of life who all have something in common: they are all mothers. The author, Nancy Kennedy, has done a beautiful job at recording and collecting stories of hope, love, hardship, joy, worry, or as we could simply say, motherhood. ...
Ever heard the expressions, “I have a lot on my plate” or “My plate is full right now”? During a recent conversation with a friend, I heard a ground-breaking idea. We all have different size plates!
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.
Are you having trouble getting your kids to listen? Adina Socolf knows you can't make children listen...but you can help them learn.
This excerpt from "Mitten Strings for God" is full of wise words about what happens in a family when the TV goes off. (Just in time for Screen-Free Week!)
Have you ever had a deep inner desire to take control of your out-of-control life and make it simpler? I did!
Do you feel like a failure as a mother? You'll want to read these beautiful words of encouragement.