Do you ever find yourself trying to be all things to all people--and then feeling completely overwhelmed by unnecessary guilt when you simply can't do it all? This post will walk you through a quick and simple process that can help you totally eliminate that guilt.
Everything in life has the potential to be beautiful. Some things just need a second glance, a chance to prove to us that the view might not be what we expected: It might be even better.
“You get what you get, and you don’t throw a fit.” Have you ever said this to your child? Have you ever said it to yourself? Author Tomie Day Bankhead explains how this simple, childhood lesson can help us accept the disappointments of life and become more optimistic, positive mothers.
Many mothers take on a “super-mom” mentality and think that accepting help from others is a weakness. Join author Terri-Ann Gawthroupe as she explains how she learned to accept service from others and how it has blessed her life as a result.
How do you accept your children’s unique challenges, needs, and developmental “timeline” without comparing them to other children? This amazing mother’s journey should give everyone’s day a little perspective.
Spilled applesauce, a sentimental souvenir ruined, soiled bedding, a twice-backed-into car, broken plates, a puppy running through a paint tray, all in a matter of days. How did Allyson manage to hold it together?
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.
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.
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.
There are no more babies in my home. Or my arms. Not that I was all that crazy about the baby stage anyway, but sometimes I’m just not so crazy about the idea of me and my children getting older. And older.
"Life and motherhood occasionally present us with circumstances that are trying, but misery is optional.” Rachel Sullivan shares her story of peace and growth after loosing an eye to cancer and through the struggles of motherhood.