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Posts tagged "love"
Unexpected Joy

Unexpected Joy

I wasn’t expecting this. If David and I had given birth to a child bearing our genes, there’s a good chance he or she would have been quiet, introverted, and prone to melancholy like us. Instead, we ended up with a giggling, bouncing, outgoing, joyful three-year-old.
Book Summary: Instant Mom

Book Summary: Instant Mom

With both wit and raw emotion, Nia Vardalos, writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, opens up about her 10-year struggle with infertility and her journey to becoming a mother via adoption.
Time for Love

Time for Love

“The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once.” So says Albert Einstein, but daily life as a mother of small children sure seems to contradict this. It feels exactly like all the events in the universe are happening right in your living room...
When a Child Loses a Beloved Pet

When a Child Loses a Beloved Pet

Tiffany Sowby's son's favorite goat died over the winter. Here, she shares what she's learned about helping children cope with the death of a pet.
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!
Power of Moms Pick: 100 Ways to be Kind to Your Child

Power of Moms Pick: 100 Ways to be Kind to Your Child

We all know there are moments when it takes a great deal of intention to express love to our children. So when one of our editors saw Alissa's list of 100 Ways to be Kind to your Child, we knew we wanted to share it with our community.
Power of Moms Pick: The Important Thing about Yelling

Power of Moms Pick: The Important Thing about Yelling

Yelling at our children can seem like an impossible habit to break. But Rachel Stafford, of Hands Free Mama, did it. If you're looking for inspiration and encouragement to change, you'll want to check out her post.
Spiritual Sundays:  The Secret Is in the Sunset

Spiritual Sundays: The Secret Is in the Sunset

Motherhood is a challenge. We have difficult moments, even difficult days; but now the sunset is a constant reminder to me that I’ve made it one more day and that He is there helping me out.
Mary Jo Hartle: The Power of Unconditional Love

Mary Jo Hartle: The Power of Unconditional Love

In one of our most poignant spotlights yet, Mary Jo Hartle--who is blind, as is her husband--describes the joys and trials of raising her daughter. We loved everything Mary Jo had to say, so we invite you to set aside some time to read this extended spotlight.
Growing Pains

Growing Pains

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.
Book Summary: Miracles and Moments of Grace (we're giving away 5 copies!)

Book Summary: Miracles and Moments of Grace (we’re giving away 5 copies!)

Miracles and Moments of Grace is a compilation of stories from women of all walks of life who all have something in common: they are all mothers. The author, Nancy Kennedy, has done a beautiful job at recording and collecting stories of hope, love, hardship, joy, worry, or as we could simply say, motherhood. We're...
Picture Story:  What I Accomplished Today

Picture Story: What I Accomplished Today

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.