One of my children asked what I was doing, and when I told them I was searching for some chocolate, my innocent child suggested, “Why don’t you just magic some?” I wish it worked like that.
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When there are so many demands on our time, how can we make time we have with our kids really count? Christy Wright, author of Business Boutique and a Certified Business Coach and Ramsey Personality, shares her tips for how to truly be present with the ones we love most.
What began as a mother’s worst fear became her greatest inspiration. Read a mother’s beautiful tribute to her daughter, a truly one of a kind child born with a rare genetic abnormality, a zest for life, and the determination to defy the odds.
In a way, knowing about a fatal disease, such as GM1, is a blessing. It gives you a little more perspective and appreciation for the little things. None of us knows when we will die, but we can be grateful everyday for what we have.
Give yourself patience if you feel bogged down and overwhelmed by all of the things you want to become. It’s okay to embrace snail speed.
Tonight my three-year-old and I had a little stand-off. He wanted to wear his brother’s roller skates (instead of his own), and he thought that kicking, screaming, hitting, and biting would do the trick. Dinner was on the stove, my husband was delayed getting home from work, I’d just had a full afternoon of unproductive […]
How can couples learn to consistently lend practical and emotional support to one another? Ramona Zabriskie, founder of Wife for Life University, shares examples of couples in history and how they managed to weave their dreams together and create successful marriages.
April shares a fun interview with Colin Boyd on a two-step process we can use to acknowledge our children. April and Saren then carry on the conversation with more ideas on how we can acknowledge more and criticize less.
In this humorous and inspiring essay, author Amy Makechnie shares her experience of giving her thirteen-year-old daughter a lump sum allowance for the year and watching life lessons unfold.
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.
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.