You Don’t Have To Be a Mindful Parent Every Second of the Day
Since starting the #BanBusy movement in this community, I have found so many beautiful moments to just be with my daughters. And to just be myself. The last few months, though, everything that is not THAT important has taken a backseat to just being together. Because, and I know this now, it will all get done -- eventually. And that means I'm spending as much time as possible being a mindful parent. Confession: That, however, doesn't mean I'm mindful all day long, 24-7. *** I like to say that I am the love child between helicopter parents and free-range p READ MORE »
A Love Note for The Angry Mom
Dear Angry Mom -- You saw red today. You hid in the corner, crying. You seriously wondered how on earth you could make it through another minute, let alone another day. You're not sure you're cut out for this motherhood thing. You're not sure you're able to stay strong, like you know you need to be. But here's the thing, the beautiful thing -- Your child, your children, need you and they do not need the angry mom. They need the mom that is full of readiness and love. I don't mean they need just anyone. I mean they need YOU. They need your smell. Your gentle touch. Yo READ MORE »
5 Unexpected Ways Photography Makes Happier Moms
Super happy to offer this guest post from Beryl Ayn Young, Photo Mentor and founder of Momtographie. Beryl is a great teacher for moms who want to use their camera to track family memories -- and for self-care. Check her out with these great tips and then go sign up for her FREE class! This post contains affiliate links because I believe strongly in Beryl's offerings. *** It’s a sweltering 93 degrees outside on a summer evening in late-June. We exit the comfort of our perfectly air-conditioned car and I stop for a moment to let the fog clear off my glasses as they adj READ MORE »

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