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Posts tagged "perspective"
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.
When the ER Feels Like the Spa, It's Time to Re-Evaluate

When the ER Feels Like the Spa, It’s Time to Re-Evaluate

All moms need to feel like they can take a guilt-free break. Join Ginny Kubitz Moyer as she describes how her crazy journey to the ER taught her some very important lessons about health…and herself.
How to Renegotiate with Yourself

How to Renegotiate with Yourself

Do you ever make long, complicated lists and expect yourself to accomplish EVERYTHING? I learned (the hard way) that it's much better to learn the art of renegotiation.
Redeeming Moments

Redeeming Moments

It’s tempting to sink into despair when your kids can’t seem to get along no matter what you try or when they consistently fall short of your expectations. But just when things get looking pretty bleak on the mothering front, out of nowhere comes a redeeming moment.
Becoming Supermom

Becoming Supermom

Becoming a “supermom” takes help from other moms during inevitable imperfect moments.
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.
Picture Story:  Rose Petals

Picture Story: Rose Petals

Each of our children’s seasons come with challenges. We are often looking forward to the next phase of life and milestones reached. How do we as mothers step back and savor the quiet moments? Author Kristi Linton reminds us to create special memories with our children before they are gone.
Living for Wednesday

Living for Wednesday

As moms we have hard days. Someone is sick, jobs are lost, days are long, money is tight, messes are made, things don’t go as planned. But there is a bright tomorrow. Maybe it’s not a literal tomorrow, but there is an ending to the difficulties somewhere in your future.
Messes Are Memories in the Making

Messes Are Memories in the Making

Does this season have you wondering if you’ll ever get organized or ever get it all done? Author Meg Magnusson reminds us that many memories are made in the messes of motherhood.
For Deliberate Mothers Everywhere: How to Remember Who We Are in the Midst of Mothering Mayhem

For Deliberate Mothers Everywhere: How to Remember Who We Are in the Midst of Mothering Mayhem

I get unraveled just about every day. I wish I didn't, but every morning I wake up feeling like things are too hard. So here are four things I do to remind myself who I really am. Hopefully they'll work for you, too!
Acceptance Comes First

Acceptance Comes First

Acceptance in motherhood is the foundation for everything else. As soon as we can accept that motherhood is hard--really hard--and that we’re not going to do everything perfectly all of the time, then we find more peace and prepare ourselves for progress as moms.
Introduction to September's Value: Loyalty and Dependability

Introduction to September’s Value: Loyalty and Dependability

Children can learn what loyalty and dependability are through stories, games, role-playing, and discussion. It's not always an easy choice. Sometimes being loyal and dependable means doing what is right even when it is hard.