Journaling Can Relieve Mom Stress (Part II)

Something transformative happens when you journal. It’s a cathartic experience that moves low feelings from the mind to the paper. Here’s an interesting article by Sammie Scott for Postpartum Progress. Sammie talks about self-care not just being about the...

Waiting

As a mom, it’s easy to become frustrated and impatient. You pour everything into your child and do everything you think you’re supposed to be doing a good mom. But sometimes, you wonder if you’re missing the boat because all you see is tantrums,...

You’re doing just fine.

When my daughter was a baby, I used to panic at the thought of being completely responsible for her well being. Yes, I played God. I placed an enormous (and unnecessary) amount of pressure on myself. Now that she is older, and I am wiser, I can say that as moms, we do...
You Can Be More Joyful

You Can Be More Joyful

One of the traps that keeps moms from enjoying the motherhood journey more is worry – especially worry that you don’t have what it takes to measure up. Well, let’s ask this question: Who’s holding the measuring stick? We give way too much power to others who will...
Growing on Their Own

Growing on Their Own

Today I took a walk in the neighborhood and found what has always been there: pairs of lime green acorns, budding fruit on a pine and seed pods growing from an unnamed tree. Like my child, these things grow naturally, nurtured by an unseen Hand, not my own. In all...
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