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

Six Tips to De-Stress the Newly Single Mom

Being a mother is demanding enough without the added stress of all that accompanies the dissolution of a marriage. From the first moment we knew our marriage would not survive, to having our divorce finalized, many of us felt...

Going from One Kid to Two Was Hard

Becoming a mother was one of the most wonderful and difficult things that’s ever happened to me. Everything I’d ever perceived as challenging up and until the moment I first held my daughter was nothing compared to how heavy...

What Makes a Mom Sad?

When you’re pregnant with your first baby, you think you’re in for a world of rainbows, unicorns, and magical fairy dust from the minute he or she is born, and then for the eighteen years that follow. It’s not...

Little Children, Headache; Big Children, Heartache

This old proverb exists for a reason, because it’s absolutely true! Of course not every little child is a headache, nor is every big child a heartache. By this I mean, not all babies, toddlers, and grade school children...

Do Moms Feel Guilty All the Time

“Mom guilt”…it’s an actual thing. For some women, it starts before they’re even pregnant with their first child. When my husband and I started the process of trying to conceive, so many questions popped into my head. Did I...

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,...

But Why Mom – Because I Said So!

Don't forget to brush your teeth and comb your hair and when you meet a stranger it'’s not polite to stare. When it's cold outside you need a hat on your head and it is always polite to make your own bed! Change your socks everyday and your underwear...

Enjoying Your Children – They Grow up Far to Quickly

Life can quickly become a fast-paced and over stimulating routine of day to day activities, responsibilities and commitments for most families. As soon as the covers come off and feet hit the floor it seems that it is all go, go go. Some people spend hours on end in...

Starting Middle School

Starting Middle School is a pivotal event in your child’s life. Coming from elementary school where there was still a party forever-frivolous holiday can make Middle School feel like the Ice Age for kids. Most children have to accustom to having a new teacher for every class rather than...

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