There are some days when mothering is about as fun as traveling at eighty miles an hour on a blistering hot day on a motorcycle with no windshield in a bug storm! But let’s step back a moment, take ourselves out of the here-and-now and look at the big picture.
Even though I had a long to-do list, I realized that rocking and singing to my son is the most important thing I accomplished today.
By protecting our kids from the dangers outside, are we keeping them inside, within earshot, and unknowingly feeding them to the dangers of screen time and a sedentary lifestyle?” How do we find balance between allowing our children independence and protecting them from the dangers that surround them?
Using the story of Nehemiah from the Bible, author Susan Merrill lays out a template to aid mothers as they “dare to parent in today’s world.” Five lucky winners will get a free book and t-shirt!
How is your teenager coping with emotions? How are you helping your teenager cope with these emotions? Dr. Mary Lamia takes an in-depth look common emotions that are encountered throughout life and combines research-based information with real life experiences to help parents and their teenagers gain powerful insight into a significant part of who they...
Mothers provide a constant, steady foundation for the family. And though many of us may feel weak and imperfect--hardly rock-like at all--we simply must resist the urge to feel powerless and undervalued.
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas for gifts for your mom, grandma, mother-in-law, friends - and for yourself!
The other day, I decided to abandon all plans of “productivity” and let the winds of motherhood carry me where they may. I’m all for spontaneous tickle fights, staying in pajamas until noon and enjoying unhurried conversations, but on this particular day, the “winds” of motherhood turned into a hurricane, and I felt like Gilligan’s little...
Have you ever had a deep inner desire to take control of your out-of-control life and make it simpler? I did!
Book Summary: Escaping the Endless Adolescence: How We Can Help our Teenagers Grow Up Before they Grow Old
What do teenagers really need in order to grow up to be responsible and happy adults? This book offers excellent food for thought.
Bumpy roads, sharp turns, and unexpected dips are inevitable. Are you idling, checking your rearview mirror, or steadily traveling toward the ease of days ahead? Wherever you are in your journey, author Michelle Chase reminds us to take in the view as we navigate our way through motherhood.