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Posts tagged "comparing ourselves"
Six Ways to Never Take Motherhood for Granted

Six Ways to Never Take Motherhood for Granted

I definitely don't have all the answers. But I have been thinking hard about what I can do to live my life more fully. I think there are some small measures we can take every day to make sure we are not taking the important things in life for granted.
The Simple Life

The Simple Life

I believe the simple life is attainable for anyone anywhere, whether we’re living on a farm or right in the middle of a bustling metropolitan area. The simple life has little to do with possessions or circumstances and everything to do with our inner thoughts and our perspective.
WOW MOM

WOW MOM

Do you ever wish you had your own personal cheerleader as a mother? Someone to cheer you on when you seem to be losing the daily battle? Learning to pat yourself on the back when no one else does is a hard, and much needed task, for any mother. In her article, “WOW MOM” Power...
Spiritual Sundays: When Nurturing Doesn't Come Naturally

Spiritual Sundays: When Nurturing Doesn’t Come Naturally

I never thought my life would turn out this way. To be honest, I never knew if “mothering” was in me. Even now, I’m still trying to figure out how to do it well. Why? Because I am not, by nature, a nurturer.
Power of Moms Pick: The Tired Mother's Creed

Power of Moms Pick: The Tired Mother’s Creed

Are you having one of those days when you're running on empty? Lisa-Jo Baker has a post for you!
How to Make Progress Like a Spider

How to Make Progress Like a Spider

A woman progressing is like a spider molting. Her old ways don’t work anymore, just like the outer skin of a spider becomes too small for its growing body.Molting is a natural process, but it involves pain, conviction, and patience.
Should We Prioritize Excellence?

Should We Prioritize Excellence?

A few months ago, I took my children to an amazing concert and watched children perform amazing feats with their instruments. It was breathtaking to see these small people execute extremely difficult music. Then I wondered, do I have a gifted musician in my family?
What Our Children Will Remember - Radio Episode 13

What Our Children Will Remember – Radio Episode 13

In 10 words or less, what did you love best about your mom while you were growing up? We asked our community this question, and their response was BEAUTIFUL. Hear all about it in our radio show broadcast.
What Size Is Your Plate?

What Size Is Your Plate?

Ever heard the expressions, “I have a lot on my plate” or “My plate is full right now”? During a recent conversation with a friend, I heard a ground-breaking idea. We all have different size plates!
The Other Mothers

The Other Mothers

You see them everywhere you go. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They appear harmless, even friendly. You’ve been exposed to them your entire life but they still have the power to intimidate you. Who are they? The other mothers.
Don't Worry about It

Don’t Worry about It

In the midst of all the conflicting advice out there about what the best mothering practices are, it's so easy to constantly second-guess ourselves. Includes a tongue-in-cheek chart that will help you see how silly some of our worries really are.
Introduction to The Power of Individuality

Introduction to The Power of Individuality

A new mother is born right along with that first baby, and figuring out how to mesh your original self with your new self can be a tough and exhilarating journey. That's where The Power of Individuality comes in. During April, we'll focus on its relationship to motherhood.