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Becoming a mother is like no other experience. This section contains articles about the ups and downs of motherhood.

Understanding your Self Worth

I am a housewife. I cook and clean washing dishes, taking care of kids and finding the dust bunnies in the corner of the room that no one else notices. I change the sheets and fluff the pillows that...

Motherhood is Amazing

The alarm clock buzzes at 6am and it is now time to get up and cook breakfast for a bunch of people that don’t want to eat. If they do want to it, it is rarely something that they...

Is Technology Ruining the Family Unit

No matter where you look these days, you see societal hints that we have become too connected. To our technology that is! Just recently, there were articles featured in Newsweek of all places talking about distracted parenting – where moms...

Family Values – What are you Teaching your Children

What are family values? When politicians leap to the podium and begin talking about restoring family values, which values are they talking about? Family values can mean many things to different people, and so leaving family values in the...

Lessons on Motherhood

There have been many teachers in my life. Some of them have been part of my family while others have been strangers that I initially thought offered me nothing of value. Down the road; they did! As a mother,...

The Importance of Being a Parent, Not a Friend

The Journal of Family Psychology, published a report in January of 2008, in regard to the importance of being a parent- not a friend to your children.The study involved 1,000, in tact (meaning not divorced) families whose behaviors with...

Privacy is a Thing of the Past once you Become a Mother

Motherhood is definitely not for the modest. If you don’t like being interrupted while you are taking a shower, or aren’t the kind of person who can hold a conversation while you are in the midst of a bowel...

Cherishing Time Without Your Children

Today’s parents are the ultimate over achievers. Our children are involved in more activities than ever before, many parents work grueling long hours in order to provide all the wants and desires of their families, and are stricken with...

Is This Really My Life – Are you Exceeding Your Expectations?

It occurs to me as I go to withdrawal cash from the bank that there is only $100 left in the checking account. My math mind tells me that I cannot get my haircut, buy new mascara, and put...

Are Tattoos and Piercing Mom Appropriate?

It happens to a lot of women. They have children, realize that motherhood is sort of boring and then they go out one night with the girls only to come home inked and/or pierced. They got a nose ring,...

Toddlers – Terrible or Terrific

Got toddlers? If so, you can proudly feel introduced to the trials and tribulations of parenthood. Up until toddler hood, with the exception of colic and sleepless nights – you have to admit you had it pretty easy. Not only was your little bundle of joy, your munchkin, the...

Today’s Dad – Breaking the Stereotypes

Who is today’s dad? The easiest way to tell who he IS, is to find out who he is not. Today’s dad is not a beer belly belching, football watching lump of coal who has no idea how to change a diaper. He is not the man from decades ago,...

There is Nothing Wrong with Being Mr. Mom

Back in 1983, when the movie Mr. Mom hit the big screen, the idea was an anomaly. What 1980’s dad would WANT to stay home with the kids, let alone be equipped to handle it? Raising kids, and being a stay at home parent has been portrayed as clearly...

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