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Motherhood
10/01/2012
Holding my Tiny Baby The first time I held my baby girl, I felt more alive than I had ever felt before in my life. It was almost like life had just begun for both of us. I had no fear, no stress, no hesitation, just pure joy. More >>

Tags: First-time ParentMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodNewbornParentingReligion
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09/12/2012
Being There for a Hug This week my 2 kiddos returned to school. My first grader (who is characteristically mature and socially well-adjusted) had a rough morning. Following the morning drop-off by Dad, he was quiet and tearful in class and was struggling to recover his emotions. More >>

Tags: Back to SchoolEducationMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRead On-AirSAHM stay-at-home momStay-at-Home Mom
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09/11/2012
Back to School Blues My son and daughter started full-time school last year. As I dropped them off, I fought back the tears as I drove away watching them walk into their school for the very first time. More >>

Tags: Back to SchoolEducationMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRead On-AirStay-at-Home Mom
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08/22/2012
Stop Being a Worried Mother Moms worry a lot, and I definitely did my fair share of it. They feel anxiety about their responsibility, and worry about being able to fulfill it. If you are one of those worrying-mother types, I have some tips to help you stop worrying so much... More >>

Tags: AnxietyEat Less-Move MoreExerciseFitnessHealthMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodStress
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08/14/2012
Smart Women Don't Always Make Wise Mothers My sister has a 2-year-old and is pregnant with her second. She works full-time as an attorney. She had her daughter in day care at the home of an older local woman with no license. More >>

Tags: Day CareDay care horrorsMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingSAHM stay-at-home momValues
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08/13/2012
8 Things You Wish Someone Had Told You About Motherhood No matter what stage of motherhood you are in, you have probably wished at some point that someone had been around to tell you all the things you had to learn the hard way. What advice do you wish someone had shared with you once you became a mother? More >>

Tags: AnxietyFamilyHealthHobbiesKidsMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingPersonal ResponsibilityRelativesResponsibilityStress
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08/06/2012
What Age is the Best Age? I got thinking about when was the best age in my life. I looked back on the last 50 years... Some days I wish I was back at the age of 10, playing and swimming all summer... Then I thought, no... More >>

Tags: BehaviorGrandparentGratitudeMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodRead On-AirRelationshipsRelatives
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07/26/2012
What Mothers Just Know I decided to share my story because I think it illustrates just how connected mothers can truly be to their children. I was 27 years old from California and living with my husband in China. It was New Year's Day... More >>

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07/26/2012
On Being a First Time Mom I decided to go to school to learn about child development. I did not have the best upbringing, and knew when I had children, I wanted to be the best mother I could be. I actually excelled in college and I was now a 'Child Development Major'. Then I had my first child... More >>

Tags: MotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRaising children
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07/23/2012
Being Blessed We are richly blessed by two amazing daughters, one 7 1/2, the second almost 4 1/2. Both pregnancies were prayed for and planned, and while both happened within a reasonable time once we were 'trying', the first was truly a fast answer to prayer. More >>

Tags: First-time ParentMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingPregnancy
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