All Blog Posts Tagged 'motherhood' (590)

Why I Still Celebrate my Angel's Birthday

Over the years, people have questioned me on why I still celebrate my son's birthday even after he passed away. Not only is it rude, but it's incredibly insulting. Although I shouldn't have to explain myself, I feel that by doing so, I can really relate and help other parents that might feel upset and scared to celebrate their child's birthday and need encouragement.…

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Added by Celeste Avina-Wilson on March 5, 2015 at 4:02pm — No Comments

When Mom is On the Phone | Dija Henry | MomCave LIVE | Ep 35 | Giveaway

Does all hell break loose when you try to talk on the phone? We talk with Dija Henry of the Inspired Cafe. And an all new giveaway!

Live Twitter party during the show. Use #MRRMCTV. Tweet us:

Any effective techniques for teaching kids not to go crazy when you have a phone call?

What's your worst kid/phone call disaster story?

Enter giveaway…

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Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on March 1, 2015 at 9:49pm — No Comments

World's Worst Mom Free Range Kids | Lenore Skenazy | MomCave LIVE | Ep 36 | Giveaway

Lenore Skenazy has was called the "World's Worst Mom" after she wrote an editorial about letting her 9 year old take the NYC subway alone. She has a new TV show on Discovery Life called "World's Worst Mom" and is the author of Free Range Kids.

Enter giveaway here:…

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Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on March 1, 2015 at 9:46pm — No Comments

The Truth About...Identity and Motherhood

I'm sure by now you've all heard about the #SoGladTheyToldMe movement that's been going on in the blogging world. Stephanie Sprenger wrote this amazing piece in response to an article by another blogger who was gushing about how beautiful her transition into…

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Added by Brandyn Blaze on March 1, 2015 at 5:56pm — No Comments

An Open Letter To My Toddler

Dear Toddler,

I get it. You're two, You've figured out that you are your own person with the ability to make choices. You know what you like, you know what you don't like. Namely, you don't like being told what to do. Frankly, I don't like that either. I feel your pain.

But, here's the thing. Mommy…

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Added by Brandyn Blaze on March 1, 2015 at 5:55pm — No Comments

NO KIDS, NO CLUE!

Why you shouldn’t be upset when people who don’t have kids criticize the way you parent.

Before becoming a mom, I was one of those people that would shake my head in disapproval when I saw a temper tantrum in a restaurant. I would dish out advice about how to discipline a child…

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Added by Amy Ngai on March 1, 2015 at 8:37am — No Comments

E-mailing Him..

Who would have thought a simple e-mail would have sparked such an exciting connection..



Emailing…

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Added by Mëlissa Bakër on February 24, 2015 at 6:56am — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week



** There's nothing like having your kids barge into your bathroom and present you with a Valentine while you're standing there buck naked.…



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Added by Jennifer Marshall on February 20, 2015 at 2:48pm — 2 Comments

HELP THERE’S A NEANDERTHAL LOOSE IN MY HOUSE! 15 OFFENSIVE TRAITS OF A TODDLER

Toddlers – when they are in a good mood they’re all sweetness and light, the apple of our eye, full of smiles and giggles; but at other times they can be as rude and offensive as a ranging drunk tramp.

Of course, we can put this down to the fact that their little brains are…

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Added by Talya Stone on February 17, 2015 at 5:05am — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

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** If I'm in the woods today, I need to avoid men wearing hockey masks.



** Listening to an eleven year old sing in the shower is nothing short of AWESOME.…



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Added by Jennifer Marshall on February 13, 2015 at 2:35pm — No Comments

24 Hours of Thoughts from a Mom:

I don’t know about you, but I have a constant string of random thoughts running through my brain at all times.  Sometimes I wish there was a mute button for all my opinions, impressions, ideas, conclusions, judgments, feelings and theories, but…there’s not.  Before my brain explodes, I “thought” I would share with all of…

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Added by Ellie Hirsch on February 12, 2015 at 1:29pm — No Comments

MUMS SHARE: AN A- Z OF THINGS MUMS WISHED THEY’D BEEN TOLD BEFORE MOTHERHOOD

In my 20 months of being a mum, I have been found frequently banging my head against a wall asking – how can all us smart, savvy individuals be found stumbling into this state of motherhood as if someone got a stick and poked us in both eyes with it, and as if it hadn’t been…

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Added by Talya Stone on February 11, 2015 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

The sleep thing – or lack of

While I was pregnant, amidst the numerous “oooh you’re glowing” niceties, I vaguely remember a couple of people smirking “get your sleep in while you can” at me.

I politely laughed it off, thinking yes yes – I know I’ll have to get up every few hours to feed. How hard can it…

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Added by Talya Stone on February 10, 2015 at 9:15am — No Comments

Are YOU Done Having Babies?

As I organize my older son’s closet, I am finding the most precious of memories in the form of pictures, school projects and love notes.  Last night, we all sat on the floor and looked through it all, which made me teary eyed.  Even my kids said they felt emotional.  My oldest commented, “those were good times mom…good times”.…

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Added by Ellie Hirsch on February 7, 2015 at 12:08pm — 2 Comments

Things I've Learned This Week



** I am an extremely underpaid entertainment coordinator.



** Nobody wins when Mama oversleeps on a school…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on February 6, 2015 at 12:03am — No Comments

The Empty Crib Syndrome

I have really been in a funk lately. My mind has been a whirlwind of emotions & thoughts. Ever since my youngest, my baby, turned 4years old I have been giving myself a hard time. I feel this pressure, entirely from myself, but pressure no less, to work.  Not that I don’t work now, in fact I feel like this is the hardest I have ever worked in my life!  My husband and I are a bit old school. He works outside the home.  I do all the household chores, all things clothes and food…

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Added by Kat Tom on February 4, 2015 at 2:32pm — No Comments

LIFE BEFORE AND AFTER MOTHERHOOD – 20 WAYS YOUR LIFE CHANGES

Everyone tells you your life will change once you have children. That’s probably the greatest understatement of a lifetime.

Having children, while hugely rewarding, is probably one of the biggest shocks you can encounter out there, as us largely selfish creatures have to shelve…

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Added by Talya Stone on February 3, 2015 at 4:39am — No Comments

Breastfeeding – the most natural thing in the world?



It’s supposed to be the most natural thing in the world, snuggling up with your baby to provide the best nutrients on earth – mother’s milk. While for sure, many people I know did breeze through the breast feeding initiation like it was the most…

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Added by Talya Stone on February 2, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week



** Daytime t.v. brings with it some seriously disturbing commercials.



** My kids are probably hungry all the time because…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on January 30, 2015 at 3:11pm — No Comments

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