As part of the preparation for Passover, most Jewish families do a thorough cleaning of their homes. Even if you don't celebrate Passover, you won't want to miss author Adina Soclof's five tips for encouraging children to help around the house and prepare for holiday festivities.
At a recent Power of Moms Retreat in California, one of the "issues" that kept coming up was how distracting technology can be. And I wondered, Is technology really "distracting" us anymore than our mothers were "distracted" a generation ago? How much are we distracted and how much are we busy doing things mothers need...
If you're feeling battle-fatigue from whatever Mommy War you've been conscripted into, you'll want to read Where Is the Mommy War for the Motherless Child?
Easter can be simple, cheap, and oh-so-meaningful. Here are Saren's favorite ideas for easy, Christ-focused Easter traditions.
Valentine’s Day may be officially over, but nurturing loving relationships should be something we think about all year long. Yes, I know this blog is about motherhood and not relationships, but if there’s anything that affects our mothering on a daily basis, it’s how we get along with our spouse.
One day while my infant son and I were running errands together, I had a “swell moment,” when my heart about burst out of my chest from the love I have for him. I went home and started writing. The words of adoration poured out of me as I thought about every little thing that...
Originally posted on Rachel Martin's blog Finding Joy, this essay reminds us that we ought not to let the mundane moments in life rob us from the beauty of normal that surrounds us.
I found this an utterly fascinating read despite the fact that I have breastfed my two children. It helped me to understand both sides of the “feeding frenzy” and feel more empathy towards all mothers.
Author and mother of five Catherine Arveseth reviews her favorite children's books from 2012.
Okay, mothers of the world. What’s it going to be this January? Are you going to set big pie-in-the-sky goals/resolutions/whatever you want to call them, or are you going to simply try a little harder to do/be a little better?
Last January, I set a goal to do some sort of community service each month for 2012. We didn’t. But we did do five more acts of community service than we had ever done before. So that’s success right? And now, for 2013, I'm trying again.