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.
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.
It's way too easy to forget that moms are people. This week's Power of Moms Radio show will walk you through three simple steps for getting back on track.
I understand that many moms read blogs for ideas and inspiration. I get that. I really do. But, if you have a personality like mine, you will want to try and incorporate every last great idea out there and risk not doing the most important thing for your family. (Whatever that is.) Worse yet, you...
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.
Striving for excellence motivates you, striving for perfection is demoralizing. --Dr. Harriet Bralker (Click for printable version.)
I was a teenager when Whitney Houston’s “Greatest Love of All” catapulted to the top of the charts. And while I belted it out with the best of them, the message of the song always kind of rubbed me the wrong way. The greatest love of all is to love myself? Really? As a person...
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.
By the proverbial standards of the world, it’s easy to classify the majority of mothers, by virtue of what we do, day in and day out, as ordinary. But make sure you don’t forget to use the word ‘fabulous’ in front of that description.
Okay, mothers of the world. What’s it going to be this January? Are you going to set big pie-in-the-sky goals/resolutions/whatever you want to call them, or are you going to simply try a little harder to do/be a little better?
LaRee Florence didn't plan on becoming an award-winning theater director. All she asked is, "What is needed?" Turns out her daughter needed to become an actress, and her community needed a family-friendly youth theater company.