Home Motherhood

Motherhood

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

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,...

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...

Mom, Why Can’t We Afford That?

Children are naturally willfill, wantful and often ungrateful creatures. If you think your toddler screaming, “I want that, I want that,'” at every television commercial that displays the latest and greatest toy is frustrating just wait till he or she is a teenager. Why? Because teens tend to think...

How to Get Your Kids Hooked on Fishing

When you’re passionate about fishing, there’s only one thing that can make a lazy afternoon out on the water better – spending that afternoon with your kids. You might remember the first time your dad or grandpa took you out on the boat, and you want your kids to fall...

Are My Kids Embarrassed By My Weight or Appearance?

Who knew, right? Motherhood tends to go hand in hand with weight gain. Your 127-pound body gets pregnant and you gain some 30 to 40 pounds (or more) with your first baby. You throw caution to the wind and decide that finally, for once in your life – you...

Featured Family Articles