Before I became a mother, I viewed myself as a reasonably intelligent and capable person. That idea changed quickly when my son was born.
Think for a moment about your best friend. What makes this person wonderful to you? My guess is that you could get out a pencil and paper right now and make a good solid list of what makes that person unique. Could you do the same for yourself?
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas for gifts for your mom, grandma, mother-in-law, friends - and for yourself!
Ever heard the expressions, “I have a lot on my plate” or “My plate is full right now”? During a recent conversation with a friend, I heard a ground-breaking idea. We all have different size plates!
Have you ever had a deep inner desire to take control of your out-of-control life and make it simpler? I did!
In the midst of all the conflicting advice out there about what the best mothering practices are, it's so easy to constantly second-guess ourselves. Includes a tongue-in-cheek chart that will help you see how silly some of our worries really are.
Before my son was born, I thought that preparation would be the key to parenting...What I hadn't counted on was that parenting throws curve balls and that all the parenting books in the world aren't going to help you figure out your own style as a parent.
Humans need rest, just like every other living thing, but just how is a mother supposed to get some time off? Often we are either working or feeling guilty that we’re not working. Instead, we need to learn to rest guilt-free! Here’s what helps me.
It's way too easy to forget that moms are people. This week's Power of Moms Radio show will walk you through three simple steps for getting back on track.
The best part about owning the title of Mother is that we don’t have to be defined solely by motherhood. There is a framework of interests, dreams and passions that make us individuals who are strong enough to stand alone.
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.) Worse yet, you...
A new mother is born right along with that first baby, and figuring out how to mesh your original self with your new self can be a tough and exhilarating journey. That's where The Power of Individuality comes in. During April, we'll focus on its relationship to motherhood.