Allyson Reynolds is talking metaphorically here. The phrase comes from a professor of English--the idea is to write objectively and avoid getting so lost in love with your favorite words, phrases, or ideas that you can’t “murder” them for the sake of creating something more succinctly wonderful. Now Allyson's applying it to motherhood (again, metaphorically)....
Ever feel like you move from one task to the next, but never actually get the most important things done? We've been there, too. Join our conversation on how to reverse this . . . even as a busy mother.
This podcast is for every mother who wants to slow down, see the value in her work, and experience true contentment (at EVERY stage of motherhood).
During one of Alex’s first feedings of the day, he suddenly stopped eating and started looking around the room. I felt very frustrated, thinking, “Great! Now it will take him longer to eat, which means he will nap later, which means...” and there I went, spiraling downward in thoughts of how this small delay was...
Is your life out of sync with your priorities? I guarantee that if you take action to make what matters most to you central to how you manage your life, the results will change your life for the better and you’ll be stronger and happier for it.
My little boy loves to sing, but sometimes I am not the best audience. This experience helped me to understand what a lucky mom I am!
Many of us struggle with the many demands of work and motherhood. How do we keep it all together? How do we figure out what is the most important thing at the moment? Join author Angie Mizzell as she describes her experience in how sometimes our priorities can make themselves very clear.
When my first child was about six months old, I realized that every day I set him down to play while I ran around to get things done. One of my repeated phrases was, “Okay, I’m just going to do (a list of six things), and then I’ll play with you.”
Is one of your children about to start their senior year? Are they preparing to fly the coop to discover a new world? It is times like these that we wonder if we, as mothers, have done all we can to help them prepare. Have we cherished precious family time together? Join author Julia Jacobsen...
Lately I have been thinking a lot about raising a child with a disability. Recently I heard that an old college friend had a baby that was born with some severe disabilities, and I have really been pondering about it and just thought I'd share my take on this.
Stephanie Nielson, creator of NieNieDialogues.com, has written an inspiring book that will remind you just how important family is.