As the families of the world gather around their TVs to watch Olympic athletes perform unbelievable feats of strength, speed, and agility, I wonder how many mothers out there are thinking to themselves: Could my child be an Olympian?
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Summertime generally means more family time. But does it also mean more sibling squabbling? If you feel like you’re spending your summer playing referee, Amanda Hamilton Roos has some new roles for you to play to end (or at least minimize!) the fighting.
Family road trips can be wonderful! Check out these concrete tips on packing (list included), car time, hotels and more from a mom with lots of road trip experience.
Once upon a time there was a young girl with a difficult family. She knew that their family was not entirely normal, and did what she could to teach and help her younger siblings.
I know there are women out there who don’t feel it’s their job to acknowledge their husbands on Father’s Day (“He’s not my father . . .”), but personally, I feel so grateful for what my husband is doing for my children that I just can’t help myself.
Now that summer is in full swing, I’m guessing most mothers already have a game plan in place for the upcoming months. But before you fill your calendar to overflowing with every summer camp available, I have a few thoughts that I hope will get you excited about this rare time when you get your children […]
Our Power of Moms Community has incredible advice for any mom struggling with her body image. It’s completely turned my life around. Join us!
Just in time for Father’s Day, we’re giving one lucky reader a copy of Treion Muller’s book, Dad Rules!
One day I heard my daughter compare my body to Winnie the Pooh’s. Most days, I make negative comparisons of my own. Join my journey to discover how to appreciate and care for our bodies.
I like to think we can prevent our children’s brains from turning to slush over the summer. So, how do we enjoy the fun and relaxation of summer while still keeping our children’s brains active?
WhattoExpect.com was kind enough to send us this series to review and they will also give all three books to two lucky POM readers! Giveaway details at the end of the article.
It was like watching the clouds changing shapes in the sky. Our sandwiches were always changing into some other form: a dinosaur, a mountain, the state of Alaska. Years later, I recall the experience and I am filled with nostalgia as I realize my mother was always teaching us how to see a new shape and take on a new form. She is still at work.