If you are one of those moms who feels more than a little discouraged by all the ways you seemingly fall short, I’d like to invite you to spend a few minutes challenging your preconceived notions, casting off unrealistic ideals, and redefining what it means to be a good mom based on your own personal...
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.)
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.
By the proverbial standards of the world, it’s easy to classify the majority of mothers, by virtue of what we do, day in and day out, as ordinary. But make sure you don’t forget to use the word ‘fabulous’ in front of that description.
Motherhood Realized is more than a book. It is a MOVEMENT - to put the beauty and power and value of motherhood where it belongs: at the top of the charts. Please join us in making it to the NYT Bestsellers List TODAY.
This is SO much more than a book. This is a movement that is taking off like wildfire out there in the book publishing world. Will you help? We're working to make the NYT list by SATURDAY.
Want to know more about Power of Moms' amazing new book? Mary Jenkins provides an insightful summary of Motherhood Realized.
"Hey, Mom! Can I _____?" (You fill in the blank!) It is SO easy to say no--especially when our children want to do something messy, time-consuming, or inconvenient. But what if we all decided to say "Yes!" just a little more often?
Our new book, Motherhood Realized, launched this week. And I thought it would be appropriate to share a special story that has been close to my heart. Many of you know that my mother is in the last stages of Alzheimer’s. It’s been progressing over the past three years, and seeing this hero of mine...
There are plenty of logical reasons why motherhood should be synonymous with "insanity." But one secret I've learned over the years is that the beautiful, magnificent privilege of motherhood simply defies logic.
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