While I don’t share any of his DNA, I’m forever indebted to the man who moved forward into the unknown, but stopped for a minute to teach me that life is short, joy is intentional, and it’s never too late for a quick game of hide-and-seek.
Gretchen Rubin's book Happier at Home is NOT a manifesto about how a woman’s place is in the home. Instead, it takes the lessons learned from Rubin’s first work on happiness, The Happiness Project, and applies them to life at home.
Throughout my life, I worked hard to develop my talents in dancing, singing, and theater. After I became a mom, however, my hours of practicing were replaced with laundry, nursing, kindergarten, and driving my children to their own lessons. How could I rediscover my talents---and myself in the process?
Do you ever feel that your skill set as a mother is not enough to meet the daily challenges that arise? Author Tiffany Hancock shares a personal glimpse into her earliest mothering moments and the fear and inadequacy she felt at that time--as well as how she overcame that fear and moved forward with faith. ...
Before I became a mother, I viewed myself as a reasonably intelligent and capable person. That idea changed quickly when my son was born.
As mothers, sometimes it seems like we blink and our children have grown and changed right before our eyes. Kortni Miller reminds us to savor each of our children’s moments in her article “Growing Pains,” as she draws attention to the seemingly small things we can savor in everyday life as mothers.
Tiffany Sowby wanted to make a good impression at a meeting at her daughter's junior high. She made an impression all right...
When author Heather Craw gave birth to preterm twins after a very complicated pregnancy, she realized that the fears and worries she felt during that difficult time were actually a form of love.
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.
What has motherhood taught you? Allyson Reynolds shares 10 lessons she's learned, and invites you to share what you've learned from motherhood.
Mothers provide a constant, steady foundation for the family. And though many of us may feel weak and imperfect--hardly rock-like at all--we simply must resist the urge to feel powerless and undervalued.
We had been talking with our 10-year-old son Talmadge about courage, and I'd been trying, in my long-winded way, to explain the difference between true courage or being a leader for the right.I had been trying to communicate the idea that real bravery was an inner thing, it was then that Talmadge interrupted with...