When I was pregnant with my first child I went twelve days past my due date. Twelve days. I remember feeling like I had prepared for a big vacation, packed my bags, taken time off work, then shown up at the airport to find the flight had been canceled.
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Yearning for motherhood may be painful, but it is a beautiful and natural thing. It can lead to growth and make room in our hearts. If we reach out to each other in compassion, it can forge bonds that build hope.
As mothers, we often feel taxed. And we wonder if we have the energy to keep going. And we don’t ALWAYS enjoy the moments. Today we’re sharing three audio posts to help you take care of yourself and find more joy along the way!
Exercise allows me to sweat out all the gunk within, to release the angst and turmoil, and to tap into the joy inside me. Suddenly life is exciting again. I have goals and the energy to work towards them.
Like any gift, this body of mine deserves to be cherished and nurtured. Rather than belittle it with negative talk and unhealthy living, I ought to do my best to keep it strong, and then use it as the instrument for good that it’s meant to be.
If you’ve ever gotten sick or felt run down over the holidays, you’ve experienced the fallout of holiday stress. If you tend to overdo it during the holidays (or anytime), or if you are just interested in taking extra good care of yourself, try one of these 12 simple ideas.
Ready to change your good “intentions” to exercise into ACTUAL exercise–without feeling stressed out about it? Robin Long from “The Balanced Life” is here to help!
fIn this encore episode, Saren talks with Katie Kimball from Kitchen Stewardship about how what we eat, the way we talk about food, and the way we prepare and pack our kids food is such an important part of parenting that’s why so many parents get the best food and appliances for making it, and packing […]
I was really scared to get pregnant again. I didn’t want my family to go through another nine months of chaos if I couldn’t successfully manage my depression. I feel blessed to say that I’ve received divine inspiration these past seven months on how to better do this.
There is no substitute for a good night’s rest! Going to bed early may just make all the difference in helping you accomplish your daily goals. Check out this article for specific suggestions, so you can make getting to bed on time a priority.
A “Bright Line” is a clear, unambiguous rule that you just don’t break. It’s a boundary you create for yourself that you simply don’t cross. Susan Peirce Thompson–one of the most compassionate, intelligent, deliberate mothers I know, joins us in this episode to talk about how Bright Lines can help us to reach our goals […]
I liked the idea of wrestling with a yoga pose. I liked not doing a half-way job for 60 seconds and then moving on.. I wanted, desperately, to peel back the pose to its core. Lately I’ve been wondering: what if this philosophy could be applied to motherhood?