Somewhere along the line, adoption has become associated with the myth of ‘love at first sight.’ I surely cannot say that no one feels this, but I can say that not everyone does, and not everyone has to. Because the truth is, love is a thing that grows.
Posts in the "Love" category:
If someone you love is struggling and you need to encourage them quickly–powerfully–what do you say? If you could choose only five words to deliver in that moment of need, what would they be? Christy Wright, a speaker, business coach, writer, and mother, has the answer.
In this POM Pick, blogger Sarah McKenna reflects on the love that can be found at all stages of mother-daughter relationships, even if some phases such as the teenage years are full of conflict and heartache.
It’s clear that many parents today (myself included) would love clear, quick, comprehensive “solutions” to parenting’s most vexing dilemmas. But there’s really no magic solution, save one: Love Always Wins.
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.
Children are hugely impacted by their parents’ marriage, good or bad. With that in mind, each chapter of Poelman’s book focuses on a different principle of strong marriages and includes several two-minute challenges that aim to strengthen marriages by making them more meaningful, intimate, fulfilling, and fun.
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.
Ready to hear our very FIRST musical submission to Power of Moms? A great reminder for every mom–that we don’t have to be “everything” all at once.
Chances are you’ve already seen the video that went viral about the “world’s toughest job.” If not, watch it here.
I watched curiously as the young mother struggled across the road. She was pushing her baby’s stroller with one hand, hauling a heavy tricycle in her other hand, and carrying a screaming toddler under one of her arms. Suddenly, it occurred to me that I could ease her burden.
Are there days when you just want to tell your kids to dust off the boo-boo themselves, even though you see a pinprick of blood on their knee and a puddle of tears behind their eyes? Author Amy Fonseca gives advice on how to overcome “compassion fatigue” as mothers.
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.