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Empty nests: A blooming metamorphosis
Lifestyle / Parenting

Empty nests: A blooming metamorphosis

Motherhood, with all of its mountains, deserts, and valleys has, without a doubt, brought one of the three greatest blessings and satisfactions of my life. Until two years ago, it would have been counted as one in two. However, our arms and hearts were filled with a blessed bundle of […]

EVERY MOTHER COUNTS UNVEILS NEW MOTHER’S DAY CAMPAIGN, EVERY 2 MINUTES
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EVERY MOTHER COUNTS UNVEILS NEW MOTHER’S DAY CAMPAIGN, EVERY 2 MINUTES

Campaign Created to Raise Awareness for Maternal Health in the United States and Around the Globe Each time a child is born, a mother is also born. Yet each day 800 women lose their lives bringing life into the world. That’s one woman every two minutes.  However, 90 percent of […]

The Tests of Mother Love
Parenting

The Tests of Mother Love

By Renée Henning Does an adoptive mother deserve a baby shower?  Recently a church women’s group had to make a decision.  A childless member of the group had adopted a child, and the women were unsure whether to give her the baby shower customarily honoring first-time mothers in the group.  […]

Expecting the Worst When You’re Expecting:  Five Fears That (Almost) Never Happen
Parenting

Expecting the Worst When You’re Expecting: Five Fears That (Almost) Never Happen

Pregnancy and new motherhood, especially if you’re experiencing them for the first time, can make you feel a lot like the explorers Lewis and Clark: You’re entering unknown and uncharted territory with only a vague idea of what to expect. Sure, you’ve heard your guide Sacagawea’s stories (after all, every […]

MATERNAL AUTHORITY: THE POLITICS OF MAKING PEOPLE
Parenting / women

MATERNAL AUTHORITY: THE POLITICS OF MAKING PEOPLE

by Heather Blanco If the idea of a 14 Trillion dollar United States national debt is not already mind-blowing, just think about the number of American workers needed to pay down the bill. American women are not having children at the rate they once did. Anyone considering the mathematical implications […]

Hold Your Tongue!
Lifestyle / Parenting

Hold Your Tongue!

How many times, I wonder, did my mother say those words to me? I bet you heard them a lot yourself during your life? I heard those words first as a child when I tried to sass my Mom and it was usually followed by ‘young lady’ (another phrase used […]

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