Going through the toddler years six times with six different children has taught me perspective and patience. Now, instead of thinking, “This is my entire life, and I am failing as a mother!” I remember that kids go through phases. They just do. It is part of their learning, and that learning process may take...
“Somewhere between the early morning feedings and the endless toy room clean-ups, I’ve decided to find a way to enjoy these patience-promoting experiences, or at least most of them!” Join author Danielle Porter as she explains the difference between “everyday patience” and “mothering patience.”
Do you feel like a failure as a mother? You'll want to read these beautiful words of encouragement.
This radio show podcast will help you learn how to give yourself a break, move forward at a pace that really works for you and your family, and realize that it's OK to have a down day and/or put some great ideas on the shelf for a while.
Humans need rest, just like every other living thing, but just how is a mother supposed to get some time off? Often we are either working or feeling guilty that we’re not working. Instead, we need to learn to rest guilt-free! Here’s what helps me.
The best part about owning the title of Mother is that we don’t have to be defined solely by motherhood. There is a framework of interests, dreams and passions that make us individuals who are strong enough to stand alone.
Here’s the thing: we are all going to screw up sometimes. No mother is perfect. Sometimes our best intentions and all our preparations leave us flailing, and we lose our temper...These moments when we mess up are the times when we have to be patient with ourselves, forgive ourselves, and try as hard as we...
Have you noticed that sometimes all your children seem to be having issues simultaneously - and that their various issues are exacerbating each other's issues? Well, here's a little glimpse of some of what's been going on in our house (some of it just might sound familiar).
Maybe you've been there: trying so hard to be happy, calm, and patient for such a long period of time and under such stressful circumstances that you ultimately lose your temper. Allyson Reynolds have 5 ways to help deal with the emotional earthquakes that inevitably topple our good intentions.
Fresh homemade bread is one of the best things in the world. But, it takes time and patience to achieve a great loaf. Join author Heather Hale as she uses her culinary skills to teach patience to her son, and remind herself of a few important things in the process.
Sometimes when parenting gets difficult, the Wicked Witch inside of us threatens to come out. Learn a few simple ways to call on Glinda, the Good Witch, during parenting moments like this.