Parenting Through the Perfect Storm by Kelly Naturally
This is my life every day. Great tools and lots of forgiveness for you in this post.
And sometimes I wear bows. And sometimes I wear baseball caps. And sometimes I cry for my little boy who can’t be everything he wants in this world. I remind myself to add YET.
Because I believe that it won’t always be this way. Each generation, while perhaps not financially better off, is more open and tolerant than the last. And in the face of hatred, we learn every year to judge people less by what they wear or who they look like, and more by the person they are trying to be."
High Art: Raising a Child at Mothering.com
"Children enjoy their lives because they have not forgotten the natural rhythm they learned in the womb. It's the flow of life, the flow that makes you take a moment to explore, to give a hug, to notice the day. Being a mother is an art. You constantly improve your technique, brush up your skills, put passion into every stroke. I see other women devoting their time to becoming great artists, leaders, and poets. They have their art, and I have mine. And I wouldn't give it up for the world."
Outrage: When Parents Cross the Link by PhD in Parenting
"Where’s the line? The imaginary line. The line between “do what is best for your family” and “that is cruel, abusive, neglectful.” Where is it? Do you have one in your head? That dividing line between “not my cup of tea” and “wrong, wrong, wrong”?"