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.
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 too often I try to occupy my son with toys and movies so that I can get my chores done. But even if he had all the toys in the world, he still would not be completely happy.
No matter how bad my day may have been, I have this one moment that I look forward to each night. It is something special to both of us. At the end of a crazy day, this is the moment that grounds me.
When I went to bed that night, I smiled as I pulled from my homemade mailbox many notes declaring that I was the best because I made my children dinner and pictures from my little ones who could not yet write. It filled my heart, and I spent half an hour writing notes to each...
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...
How do you accept your children’s unique challenges, needs, and developmental “timeline” without comparing them to other children? This amazing mother’s journey should give everyone’s day a little perspective.
If it hasn’t happened to you yet, there will come a time when it will: that painful, achy feeling that overcomes mothers when it’s time to let their little ones go. Join author Patty Park as she describes watching her daughter get on the school bus for the first time.
Did you wake up on the wrong side of the bed today? Are you feeling a little grumpy with your children? See how this mom turned around a case of the morning blues and had everyone laughing in the end.
At six weeks of age, Brittany Miller’s daughter was diagnosed with Aicardi Syndrome, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and partial blindness. In this picture story, she expresses her gratitude for her precious daughter and offers support to other mothers facing heartbreaking diagnoses.
I love catching my children in quiet moments, showing affection for one another. It’s a moment I will never forget, and I hope they will remember as well.