THIS IS MOTHERHOOD
Feel encouraged, supported, and inspired by these beautiful and heart-felt personal essays straight from real mothers describing motherhood!
Dear Husband, I am struggling. The load I carry as a wife, mom, friend, cook, housekeeper etc…is usually more than I can bear. But you can’t fix it.
The phrase that sticks in my head is “One day, you’ll put him down and won’t ever pick him up again”… because he will have outgrown it.
We tackle life as a team because that’s what being married is all about. Stepping up when your partner really needs you.
There is something special about raising little boys. Their humor, their strength, and their energy is wild. It’s effortless. It’s distinctly all boy. And it changes you as a Mom.
To the little boy who made me mom…I’m not sure I have all the answers but there are 15 things I will teach you to stay true to.
I’m one person trying to juggle the schedule for 5 kids and every day I fluctuate between moments of having it together and seriously, well … Losing it. This isn’t normal.
Can you do me a favor, please? If you have a sec. Could you check on your mom friends? We are really struggling.
Accept that you are not perfect and are not ever going to attain the level of perfection purely reserved for staged and photoshopped posts online….but also recognize that you have in you the ability to grow and change and become fully all of who you can be.
Being a mom is hard and sometimes you feel like you are totally screwing up. Maybe you are, maybe your not. But one thing I know is you are not alone in feeling this way
Having a baby changes your friendships. Some friendships grow stronger and others become weaker. This mom describes how one night changed her friendship forever.
As a mother, it comes natural to pick your baby up in your arms without hesitation. Yet one day, a time will come when they no longer need you to pick them up. This mom’s beautiful story captures that emotion.
A beautiful heart-felt letter to a child, about the precious nights spent as a mother cosleeping next to her child.