Already being a fan of the 7 Habits, I was intrigued at the idea of teaching them to my children (particularly while they are still young), and this book has filled me with plenty of ideas on how to do that. This book has single-handedly made a paradigm shift for the better in my parenting...
Before I became a mother, I viewed myself as a reasonably intelligent and capable person. That idea changed quickly when my son was born.
in our lives as mothers, a sense of progress can be evasive. As we meet the needs that pop up right and left from our kids, much of our "to-do" list remains undone at the end of the day. But we CAN progress. And we CAN feel the joy of moving forward and learning at...
What has motherhood taught you? Allyson Reynolds shares 10 lessons she's learned, and invites you to share what you've learned from motherhood.
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.
A while ago, my teenager gave me my own “velveteen rabbit experience.” He made some poor decisions and did something that was very bad. My initial reaction, after coming out of a state of shock, was to wonder what exactly I had done wrong. Ultimately I learned some pretty important lessons about parenting.
What;s your Personal Best? Join April Perry and Andrea Davis as they discuss methods for focusing on our own "personal bests" and giving ourselves relief from trying to measure up to someone else's standards.
Last January, I set a goal to do some sort of community service each month for 2012. We didn’t. But we did do five more acts of community service than we had ever done before. So that’s success right? And now, for 2013, I'm trying again.
This year has been good, but it has also been challenging. Then a friend of mine recently wrote on Facebook that this has been "the best year of [her] life, hands down." I thought about her sentiment and wondered if I could echo it. I wasn't sure that I could.
Consider the similar skills necessary to be a mother and to be a ninja: focus, balance, strength, patience, flexibility, self-control...comfortable clothing. The Power of Moms provides me with some of the most useful resources to gain the skills I need to negotiate the martial art of mothering.
How many times have you looked into pleading eyes, wanting to say no, but ultimately saying yes? How many times have you been glad that you did?
I love my kids and I'm grateful that my dream of having a family had come true. But when I was younger, mothering didn't come as naturally to me. Then, I read a quote by Mother Teresa that stuck with me and I realized that my purpose in life was under my nose. ...