The Monkey Bread Challenge

The one key to becoming my best Mom-self was to slow my frenetic pace, stop doing so many things for my kids and just BE with my kids. I got caught up in DOING so much that I lost track of who my kids were.

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Accidental Joy in Motherhood

I became a mother to each of my four children on purpose. Most of the time, I don’t want to imagine where I would be had I chosen another life. But, on some of the more challenging days, I remind myself this was my career choice, in spite of myself.