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.
How do you deal with stressful situations in a healthy way? Rachel Nielson has a simple, effective way to handle frustration without resorting to negativity.
Do you know your children in a way that no one else does? Author Danielle Taylor Porter describes one such moment with her daughter that “filled her up” after an extremely draining day.
In this humorous and inspiring essay, author Amy Makechnie shares her experience of giving her thirteen-year-old daughter a lump sum allowance for the year and watching life lessons unfold.
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?
I've read this book many times. Each time I read it, I find specific nuggets of practical wisdom that I can immediately incorporate into my parenting. I use it daily--no hourly!
Remember what a great mom you were when you were pregnant with your first child? Life B.C. (Before Children) was full of hope and promise. Then your baby was born and real life began, bringing with it the inevitable struggles of life no mother escapes.
I wrote this post almost two and a half years ago, but these thoughts become even more relevant as time goes by. I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comment section below! I took a pregnancy test tonight. I didn’t really think I could be pregnant, but what else was I to think when...
My oldest son is humbling me, big time. I'm in some uncharted waters as we head into the teen years. But I've figured out a few things that really make a difference.