Are YOU Emotionally Ready for Parenthood!

7 Ways to Know if You ARE NOT Emotionally Ready for Parenthood!   Being emotionally prepared is a very important requirement in order to raise healthy, well-adjusted children through unconditional love – yet, it is often overlooked by many new parents! As a result, people who lack healthy self-esteem and self-confidence become parents for all the “wrong” reasons. Their parenting styles become fear-based, controlling and expressed through unhealthy “conditional love” unconsciously … [Read more...]

Merry back into your Marry, NOV 12 – DEC 17

TAKING DIVORCE OFF THE TABLE 3 Serious Mistakes Even Smart Professional Moms Make That Keep Them Secretly Worrying About Divorce Mistake #1: Wronging versus Longing Too often couples argue or silently see the over common complaints such as parenting, household tasks, sex and finances without arriving at healthier dynamics that last; with many reverting back to original patterns, causing a familiar reoccurring down ward spiral. You will learn to identify the … [Read more...]

From Babies to Branding, What is ‘Resiliency’?

Resilience is generally thought of as a “positive adaptation” after a stressful or adverse situation. In other words, resilience is one’s ability to bounce back from a negative experience. The Children Institute explains that, “resilience research is focused on studying those who engage in life with hope and humor despite devastating losses.” Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever. Rather than letting failure … [Read more...]

Breast Feeding in Public, to Be or not to Be?

Breastfeeding in public is forbidden in some jurisdictions, not addressed by law in others, and a granted legal right in public and the workplace in yet others. Where it is a legal right, some mothers may nevertheless be reluctant to breastfeed, and some people may object to the practice. Many women have reported feeling uncomfortable breastfeeding in public, even doing so discreetly. But it is important to remember that you are feeding your baby. Breastfeeding is considered the healthiest … [Read more...]

Celebrating Saskia Röell, Great Moms Circle

Every now and again someone stands out to me that I MUST share with you. It’s not for money, and there’s NO way that I am getting paid to share this. I’m sending you this email because if you are married with kids and want a closer loving, connected relationship with your children and have a desire to fall in love with your man again, then this is for you! Please meet Saskia Röell. Here’s why I am sharing her with you. Saskia has been a client for three years, and I’ve not only … [Read more...]

Motherhood and Spirituality

Motherhood and Spirituality "amen! ah, the spirituality of sweeping. what encounters of the everyday connect you to the presence of God, the Holy, or the Creative Spirit?" life in motherhood Spirituality is a personal journey, except in cultures where it is embedded within the grid of daily life. Then the living itself becomes the journey into wisdom. The biggest gift of being born Indian for me has been to see the sacred within the mundane whenever possible. Elevating … [Read more...]

Parents Fight for 200 Daughters, Nigeria

Girls in CARE program, Guzha Primary School, Zimbabwe. © Josh Estey/CARE Parents Fight For Missing Daughters It's been three weeks since more than 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria were abducted from their dorm rooms at night – and have yet to be rescued. Hundreds of mothers and fathers are taking to the streets, demanding the return of their missing girls. It's heart-breaking to imagine how they must feel, not knowing if they will ever see their daughters again. It's even more … [Read more...]

The Power of Moms, Livestream Moms +SocialGood TODAY

Amazing: Moms from around the world and supporters like you have helped raise the profile of women’s and children’s issues through the Global Moms Relay. Together, this community has taken more than 275,000 actions to date - spreading the word with your friends and family and raising funds for the health and well-being of women and children in support of the United Nations’ Every Woman Every Child movement. Since it launched in March, the Global Moms Relay has brought together community … [Read more...]

“I Want My Mommy!” , Dr. Christine Northrup

I was talking with a friend the other day, whose daughter Nancy is pregnant with her second child. Nancy had gotten into the habit of calling her mom in tears just about every time she felt stressed out—and with the expectation that her mom would "fix it." My friend was laughing as she said, "I told her in a light-hearted way that she has to step up and be an adult now. I explained that it’s not OK anymore for her to call me every time she loses it, like she has her whole life. That’s been … [Read more...]

Special Docu-Interview called ‘Pillows and Tears’

Mothers Day Special Docu-Interview 'Pillows and Tears' Presenting a Special Docu-Interview called 'Pillows and Tears'. It is a show that honors Unique Mothers who are raising children with 'special needs'. The title was inspired by the song written by Neil Howard as a Mother's Day present for his mother Gloria Valentine, the interviewer and singer of 'Pillows and Tears' song, thanking her for the love and courage that she has shown him through the years of his incurable … [Read more...]

Conscious Motherhood

Harmony 'A woman in harmony her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination, prepared to be herself and only herself'. ~ Maya Angelou When a woman approaches each stage of her transition into motherhood consciously – allowing herself to listen to her body’s wisdom and slow down enough during pregnancy to express her fears, talk about her expectations, grieve the loss of the old life, and prepare spiritually for labor – she … [Read more...]

The Trailing Spouse, Gender Roles Abroad

Quite a few women don’t relocate for their own career, but follow a husband or partner on an assignment. As a "trailing spouse", you take care of the family while putting your own plans on the backburner – not always an easy or rewarding job. Find out what it entails and how to keep your cool as an expat wife. Recent surveys regarding relocation trends show that the number of employees without family ties is increasingly preferred for expat assignments. This is also due to the fact that … [Read more...]

AFFECTION Builds Resilience

Psychological resilience is an individual's tendency to cope with stress and adversity. This coping may result in the individual "bouncing back" to a previous state of normal functioning, or simply not showing negative effects. A third, more controversial form of resilience is sometimes referred to as 'post-traumatic growth' or 'steeling effects' where in the experience adversity leads to better functioning (much like an inoculation gives one the capacity to cope well with future exposure to … [Read more...]

Postpartum Depression is Real – Take Action!

Having a baby is an exciting event. However, along with the joy, excitement and euphoria that surrounds the birth of a baby, many women experience feelings of depression as well as increased sensitivity, tearfullness and irritability. A woman might worry that she will not be a good mother, or that her relationship with her husband will be negatively affected by the birth. These anxieties together with unbalanced hormones and extreme fatigue can contribute to drastic mood swings, … [Read more...]

“80 OF THE BEST TIPS FOR WORKING MOMS”

Whether you are a new mom just heading back to the work force or a mom that has been back for years, you probably have found that it’s difficult to balance your work and home life. Finding ways to fit in all the things you have to do while still being able to enjoy all the things you want to do isn’t easy. However, there are ways you can reduce the time you spend tackling things on your to-do list. With the help of these 80 blogs you’ll find you have more time during the evenings, you’re … [Read more...]

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