Going through the toddler years six times with six different children has taught me perspective and patience. Now, instead of thinking, “This is my entire life, and I am failing as a mother!” I remember that kids go through phases. They just do. It is part of their learning, and that learning process may take...
“Somewhere between the early morning feedings and the endless toy room clean-ups, I’ve decided to find a way to enjoy these patience-promoting experiences, or at least most of them!” Join author Danielle Porter as she explains the difference between “everyday patience” and “mothering patience.”
Are you having trouble getting your kids to listen? Adina Socolf knows you can't make children listen...but you can help them learn.
Are you the mother who follows your child around with the wet wipes? Do you find yourself a little OCD with the messes? Author Denhi Chaney shares her experience of defining patience.
All day, I had a sense I was forgetting something. If I could just remember it, my sense of unease would disappear. But I was surprised to realize I was not forgetting a task or an item to check off my to-do list. Instead, I was forgetting to have a deep patience with my own...
Here’s the thing: we are all going to screw up sometimes. No mother is perfect. Sometimes our best intentions and all our preparations leave us flailing, and we lose our temper...These moments when we mess up are the times when we have to be patient with ourselves, forgive ourselves, and try as hard as we...
Have you noticed that sometimes all your children seem to be having issues simultaneously - and that their various issues are exacerbating each other's issues? Well, here's a little glimpse of some of what's been going on in our house (some of it just might sound familiar).
When our dreams and goals seem just out of reach, sometimes looking at our lives from a different perspective is all we need.
I love bed bugs. I don't love how they creep across my blanket at night or bite me and leave red marks on my ankles. I love them for the lessons they taught me.
Maybe you've been there: trying so hard to be happy, calm, and patient for such a long period of time and under such stressful circumstances that you ultimately lose your temper. Allyson Reynolds have 5 ways to help deal with the emotional earthquakes that inevitably topple our good intentions.
Fresh homemade bread is one of the best things in the world. But, it takes time and patience to achieve a great loaf. Join author Heather Hale as she uses her culinary skills to teach patience to her son, and remind herself of a few important things in the process.
Sometimes when parenting gets difficult, the Wicked Witch inside of us threatens to come out. Learn a few simple ways to call on Glinda, the Good Witch, during parenting moments like this.