It’s 7:00 a.m. Your hair is a mess; your house is a mess. Your breath is bad–but your attitude is even worse. Is there any way to turn this morning around? Crystal Paine of the website Money Saving Mom has ten suggestions for small but very effective things that a mom can do if she wakes up feeling like a grouch.
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In search of something pumpkin for her daughter, a college freshman, Jennifer Wolfe finds herself surrounded by other college freshman. She wants their mothers to know: they are doing just fine.
We have spent less time on our phones and trying to chase the “shiny pennies” in life and have spent more time holding hands, reading to our kids, building train tracks with our toddlers, taking family walks, baking treats for neighbors and speaking words of love, encouragement and kindness. This book has changed us.
If you’re feeling some mommy fatigue or want to find more joy in motherhood, join our 21 Day Re-energizing Motherhood Challenge.
Jerry Braza uses the analogy of a garden, as well as wisdom from many different beliefs and cultures, to teach us how to cultivate goodness in our own minds. By doing so we create optimal conditions for developing “mindful relationships” with those we love.
Raising teenagers does present new parenting challenges. This book is helpful in identifying some of the hard things teenagers are going through and what we, as parents, can do to help them.
Our children will one day be full-fledged adults in the real world where self-respect, self-discipline, responsibility, wise decisions, and hard work are required. What can we do now to help them become that way?
Have you found yourself with more free time now that your children are in school? If you’re considering re-entering the workforce, these steps may help you use that time to meet your goals.
Can you think of something that seems totally inconsequential or unsophisticated, but it brings you physically and emotionally closer to the ones you love?
In our busy schedules, sometimes car time is all the time we have to spend together. So, we’ve decided that for our family, car time is a time to unplug from electronics and plug into each other.
Through experiencing this book, you will learn how deliberate gratitude can change every texture of your life.
My son Kyle was diagnosed at week 11 of my pregnancy with Trisomy 18, a fatal genetic disorder. We had two young daughters, and sometimes it was hard to know what to say to them about something so big, but I’m so glad we didn’t keep the truth from them.