Tag Archive: mothering

Aug 17 2014

7 Ways we Make Mothering Harder Than it Has to Be

Motherhood truths

I’ve spent the better part of the last 15 years on parenting message boards, email groups and Facebook groups. When I started off on this mom gig, I was determined to be a pro. Whether or not I’ve succeeded at professional motherhood is best left un-judged, but suffice it to say, I’ve talked and typed …

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Nov 15 2010

My Life With Twins: Advice to New Mothers of Multiples

Yesterday the twins turned 10 months old. They sleep mostly through the night, they finally nap at the same time, they eat more solids and depend less on breastfeeding to meet all of their needs. In other words, they are getting to be a lot easier. I’m going to be a lot busier soon, as …

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Nov 12 2010

Good friends are better than magazines!

I’ve come pretty far as a mom. I’ve gone from the one needing constant advice to being the one asked for advice. I’ve been able to let go of some of the temptations that come with motherhood. The temptation to compare children is less than it used to be, though the addition of twins to …

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Oct 05 2010

How to be a better mother.

I betĀ that you wish becoming better at motherhood was as easy as reading a blog post. I do too. Sadly, our sinful nature does not allow us to to be the moms we envision. You know what I’m talking about. I envision myself as a sort of June Cleaver in 2010. (If June Cleaver would …

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