We all need to know that we have purpose in this life. Being a mother and, from my perspective, especially a mom at home, you can feel so purposeless. You know what you are doing is important. Read More
I’ve finally made it! I have time! Got the kid in school, no more diapers, no more helping feed them.
You take a gigantic sigh of relief.
Those early days of diaper blow outs, falling-on-the-floor tantrums, and your own thoughts of I-just-can’t-wait-til-naptime are all starting to fade. But you may notice other things starting to fade also. Read More
The attack on mom and the home is one of the most serious discussions that is rarely had. When it is you and them (the kids) alone during the day you are in a spiritual war that not only knocks the wind out of your sails mentally but also physically.
These regular attacks come with being a mother but Read More
I’ve been thinking of the idea of Motherhood Creation for a while now, however, recently I’ve heard the term Mother Culture. I love that idea. It is inspiring mom to become more educated, more creative, learning not only more about mothering and homemaking but about Read More
In the hospital, the first time she cries you think, ‘Is that my baby?’ I have a baby. Someone that looks to me for everything. A real baby that really eats, cries and needs me? These are touching moments, esp. since your body is going through a hormonal aerobics.
But these moments in a woman’s life truly Read More
Perfectionism in motherhood is a continual. Some people are naturally perfectionists. Other people are lured into becoming perfectionists.
How? Read More
Everywhere you turn you get minimal to zero help. Why does it seem no one is pitching in when you feel like you are drowning? You may be the mom that lacks any understanding of how to BE MOM. You feel your shortcomings are so great….
“How did I get here? I don’t know what to do with this child or with this house. I don’t even know who I am anymore.”
Motherhood is not just about motherhood but about womanhood, wifehood and the priorities of those roles. When you become a mother it’s assumed you have some sense of the latter two but many times that’s not the case. By the time I became a mother I was 29 years old, plenty of time to figure out what my role was as a woman. I was also married 3 years at that point and I should have had a feel for what that meant too.
In actuality Read More