By organizing rotating playgroups and outings for your children—and yourselves!—you can find some balance, make new friends, and feel like you are thriving—instead of just surviving—those early years of motherhood and beyond.
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Achieving balance can be an almost impossible feat for mothers in today’s society. Practicing resilience, however, is not only possible, but also essential in handling everyday adversity and change.
Stop worrying and start enjoying with these three simple ideas.
Author Gina Ricks explains how she has learned to appreciate her toddler’s slow pace. The key is to remember that often the journey is the destination.
Before Nate’s birth, I had what I thought was a pretty good life. I had a husband who was working two jobs to take care of our family, two sweet little girls, and a home we loved. But I didn’t realize how shallow I had become.
On a bad day, the last thing I want is for someone to tell me to think positive. But I’ve come to realize that many optimists are not naturally sunny people; they are learned optimists who really have to work at it. And I’m ready to be one of those people, one of those mothers.
We all know childhood is beautiful and fleeting, but sometimes in the midst of the mayhem that our precious children create, it can be hard to really enjoy motherhood. Here are some great tips for enjoying the current ages and stages of your children.
Is your life out of sync with your priorities? I guarantee that if you take action to make what matters most to you central to how you manage your life, the results will change your life for the better and you’ll be stronger and happier for it.
“Life and motherhood occasionally present us with circumstances that are trying, but misery is optional.” Rachel Sullivan shares her story of peace and growth after loosing an eye to cancer and through the struggles of motherhood.
So while there are 1000’s of hours of Power of Moms work that needs to be done and countless other timely projects that are important to me and to others, I’m protecting my precious time with my precious kids and training my brain to focus on the here and now.
This morning my neighbor Mary came over for a visit. She brought her two little boys, the same ages as mine, and didn’t even bat an eye when my two year old balled his little hand up in a fist and punched her two year old. Which is only one of the many reasons why I love […]
Each Monday in my daughter’s first grade class, the teacher hands out a paper with, “A Snapshot of my Weekend”, written across the top. The children are supposed to write a few sentences about what they did over the weekend and draw a picture to go with it. I always look forward to going through […]