I love the feeling of checking things off my list and progressing towards goals. But I'm learning to cherish the "doing" just as much as the "getting it done." Motherhood is about processes, not just results.
Are you outlasting the challenges of motherhood? Or is your endurance in need of some work? As mothers, we need to remember that we are built for the long haul—to outlast the hard moments, days, weeks, and years we have before us. We are built to last.
I love my kids and I'm grateful that my dream of having a family had come true. But when I was younger, mothering didn't come as naturally to me. Then, I read a quote by Mother Teresa that stuck with me and I realized that my purpose in life was under my nose. ...
What have you realized isn't as important as it seemed to be at first? We come into motherhood with ideals about how things are going to go - then we realize that some of those ideals just aren't realistic or aren't all that important. April and Saren discuss what they've "let go" of -...
Because we expect “progress” to mean “improvement,” we sometimes forget that growth means “growing pains” both physically and emotionally for both parent and child. Just as my son’s joints ached as he grew four inches over a summer, so too do we hurt sometimes as we stretch to new heights in our lives together.
Becoming a “supermom” takes help from other moms during inevitable imperfect moments.
Last year, Amy Makechnie’s 13-year-old daughter requested a lump sum allowance of $100. So, how did the experiment turn out? Read the follow up to Amy’s popular post.
Jennifer Brimhall homeschools her children, and she’s culled a list of her favorite academic resources for all moms.
What's the key to success? It's not talent or good looks or social skills. It's GRIT. Saren shares a story about how she's working to build grit in her family.
Today is Launch Day for "Deliberate Motherhood," and we thought it would be fun to share the behind-the-scenes story of how this book came to be.
As the school year starts, we help our children embrace new learning opportunities and friendships while helping them get organized and set up for success. Here are some simple ideas to help YOU enjoy more learning, friends and organization too!
Do you ever wish you had your own personal cheerleader as a mother? Someone to cheer you on when you seem to be losing the daily battle? Learning to pat yourself on the back when no one else does is a hard, and much needed task, for any mother. In her article, “WOW MOM” Power...