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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...

My Baby is Growing Up – Enjoy Your Babies As Much as You Can

It’s almost sudden the way our kids grow up. It’s similar to how sometimes summer just blows out of the spring air without warning and one day you find yourself outside sweating just wishing that it was spring again. The only difference is that spring will soon come back...

Lazy Children – Who Should Take the Blame?

Do you ever find yourself complaining about the laziness of your children? Can you spend several hours cleaning your home only for the kids to come home and wreck your efforts in less than an hour? Do you have a hard time walking through your house without finding the...

I want THIS and I Need THAT, Mommy

Summer has just passed and weeks shy of Halloween, the stores are already filling up with Christmas decorations. Commercials on kids channels are now a melody of the ‘the latest and greatest,’ new toys on the market, which has children excitedly watching and saying, “I want this and I...

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