I used to think that patience was just not part of my personality, but I’ve learned that patience is in fact a skill—something that can be practiced and improved.
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Our bumpy morning was a simple reminder to me that when my kids are having a tough moment and I find myself guessing what I should do next, it never hurts to take a step back, regroup, reach into my heart, and dish out some extra unconditional love.
What do your hands say about you? I have my mother’s hands–overworked, baggy knuckled, a bit bony, sinewy hands. They are cracked, but not dry and they are skinny but not delicate. These hands are tools, not accessories.
Motherhood isn’t about being, it’s about becoming. At each stage of motherhood, we are beginners. We don’t just become mothers when we give birth; we become mothers as we trudge through all the trial and error, the self-doubt, the worry, the overwhelmingly hard days, and the joy, too.
Children will not remember you for the material things you provided but for the feeling that you cherished them. –Richard L. Evans (Click for printable version.)
Pastor Norman taught me that big things are possible–anything is possible–with hope, faith, and the gathering together of good people.
When we bump into people who are in need, I don’t know about you, but often the knee-jerk emotion I can feel is GUILT. But man, have we ever got that wrong.
In today’s podcast, Crystal Paine will tell you about an opportunity that we, as a Power of Moms’ community, have to help strengthen families and children in South Africa!
In this powerful post, Rachel Nielson introduces us to a hero-mother that she met in South Africa and explains an exciting fundraiser we are hosting this week at Power of Moms.
It often seems easier to be the one calling the shots and being in charge of our lives. But what happens when we move over and let God be the driver?
In our fast-paced, technology-driven society, mealtimes present a rare opportunity to spend a few screen-free moments with your family. I decided that I wasn’t willing to sacrifice this precious time together because of food battles and instead chose to focus on the quality of our interactions around the table.
What I produce on a day-to-day basis barely ever lasts a few hours. But I get to teach, shape, and influence a human being. What I accomplish in raising my daughter is beyond anything I could have ever imagined.