Tips for Moms Facing the Consequences of Addiction

Addictions come in all shapes and sizes but there is one thing that is always for sure, there are going to be consequences for addiction to mind or mood altering substances. Whether you are impaired because of the addiction may be up to dispute but if that addiction can potentially lead to mishaps and injuries, there is a real problem. Mothers in the 21st Century are still becoming addicted to legally prescribed medications and as a result, are facing consequences that they never foresaw. If you … [Read more...]

Returning to the Workforce as a Mother

Returning to the Workforce as a Mother – Would Getting Your MBA First Create a Better Future for You and Your Family? If you decided to take a break from your career while your child was very young, but are planning to return to work once he or she is a little older and in school, it can be a bit of a daunting prospect. If you had a promising career you would like to go back to, you may be concerned that in the time you were not working, you may have become a less attractive prospect to … [Read more...]

Caring for a Child as a Single Mom on a Budget

Being a single parent is hard, male or female. The concept of raising a child on your own can be daunting and difficult, with trials and tribulations that most cannot even begin to comprehend. Doing this on a restricted budget can be even more difficult as relying on the little money you earn is scary in itself. But there are ways in which you can give your child that positive stat in life we all want to give our children; here are a few tips on what you can do when attempting to raise a child … [Read more...]

Help for Mothers Addicted to Prescription Meds – A Growing Epidemic

There is nothing worse than a family member who is addicted to prescription medications yet in denial because they are ‘legal.’ Well, almost nothing! The worst situation for a family to deal with is when the person popping the pills is a mother with underage children in the home. If you are a spouse, child or family member of a mother addicted to prescription drugs, don’t despair because help is available. Recognizing the Problem Unfortunately, altogether too many women are in … [Read more...]

Celebrating Mother’s Day 2015 – May 10

Background Early Mother's Day celebrations can be dated back to the spring celebrations to honor Rhea, the Mother of the Gods, in ancient Greek civilization, according to some sources. Later, Mothering Sunday in the United Kingdom was traditionally a day for people to visit the church where they were baptized, although it now also celebrates motherhood in modern times. The modern-day origins of Mother's Day can be attributed to two women – Julia Ward Howe and Anna Jarvis, who were … [Read more...]

APRIL Celebrates National Child Abuse Prevention!

National Child Abuse Prevention Month takes place every April in the USA. National Child Abuse Prevention Month is a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect, and to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families. During the month of April and throughout the year, communities are encouraged to share child abuse and neglect prevention awareness strategies and activities and promote … [Read more...]

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A MMITRA MOM

I joined mMitra program, of ARMMAN and MAMA, in September and since then I have had the opportunity of meeting several of our young pregnant subscribers. They hope for a healthy baby and a fulfilling motherhood like any of us, but their circumstances put them at risk. Although they come from varied backgrounds, the fact that they do not have access to health information and services binds them together. The story below is an archetype based on several different women in the program that captures … [Read more...]

The 10 Virtues of the Proverbs 31 Woman

1. Faith - A Virtuous Woman serves God with all of her heart, mind, and soul. She seeks His will for her life and follows His ways. (Proverbs 31: 26, Proverbs 31: 29 – 31, Matthew 22: 37, John 14: 15, Psalm 119: 15 2. Marriage – A Virtuous Woman respects her husband. She does him good all the days of her life. She is trustworthy and a helpmeet. (Proverbs 31: 11- 12, Proverbs 31: 23, Proverbs 31: 28, 1 Peter 3, Ephesians 5, Genesis2: 18) 3. Mothering - A Virtuous Woman teaches her children … [Read more...]

3 Keys for Parenting a Peaceful Generation

Being a mom of three little Angels who are completely different to the child I used to be led my path to a wonderful discovery of the new generations who are now living among us. World is changing really fast and we all can notice that on how technology changes every day, on the new education systems emerging, and on many other things that are part of our daily lives. While being in the spiritual path I have met many different people who are living experiences that have brought big lessons … [Read more...]

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...]

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