If you are one of those moms who feels more than a little discouraged by all the ways you seemingly fall short, I’d like to invite you to spend a few minutes challenging your preconceived notions, casting off unrealistic ideals, and redefining what it means to be a good mom based on your own personal strengths and circumstances.
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My sweet, darling baby boy has recently learned the words “NO!” and “UUGH!” and “MINE!” To his credit, he applies them appropriately. Just at inappropriate times. So, after going through this phase multiple times, here’s what I’ve discovered.
Listen as April and Saren share their experiences with laundry–alongside lots of concrete tips from our community. There’s no one “right” way, but with all these great ideas, you’re sure to discover tips to make laundry work better in your home!
Ever find yourself putting off a big task or project? Wish you could conquer procrastination once and for all? April and Saren share their secret weapon for getting the right things done.
Ever feel like you’re spread too thin? Join April and Saren (and our community of deliberate mothers) who share their best ideas for discovering and living by that deeper YES.
With so many choices today–including, public, private, home, and charter schools–there’s definitely a lot to consider. Join April and Saren in a lively discussion designed to help you make the right choice for your family.
Reality TV isn’t the typical way most families begin, but in this exclusive podcast, Trista Sutter (the first “Bachelorette”) shares her happy journey meeting her husband, Ryan, her not-so-simple transition to motherhood, and some great ideas from her book, “Happily Ever After.”
This has been a crazy week.
We’ve had conflicting events involving family members pretty much every evening; one son has needed tons of help with homework every afternoon while the neighbors keep coming over to play…
Last year, Amy Makechnie’s 13-year-old daughter requested a lump sum allowance of $100. So, how did the experiment turn out? Read the follow up to Amy’s popular post.
Shawni’s tried just about everything when it comes to teaching her kids about work and money. And she’s finally come up with a system that really works.
When Sarah Hull learned that her first baby would be born with Spina Bifida, her doctor cautioned her, “God did not deal you a good hand.” Sarah and her family have been put in a world that not all get to experience, a world where patience is tested, where miracles are witnessed, and strength is gained. Through it all, she’s realized God dealt her a GREAT hand.
I’m tired of this being a lonely battle. I know there are other moms out there whose kids face anxiety and depression. And I think that it is time for more understanding about the seriousness and complexity of mental illness.