Tag: raising children

  • ‘Otherhood’ Highlights The Mother-Son Bond

    ‘Otherhood’ Highlights The Mother-Son Bond

    Three moms embark on a trip of a lifetime to see their sons on Mother’s Day. Find out this event makes them realize their self-worth.

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  • That Mother-Daughter Bond

    That Mother-Daughter Bond

    The words, “it’s a girl” took on a different meaning for me when I found out the sex of our child before 20 weeks. It was through bloodwork that I was told the answer to our baby’s sex. I had been calling to know the results of some tests and they told me they couldn’t tell me part of them, but that if I wanted to know the baby’s gender, I could.  I said yes, and she replied with “It’s a girl”.I cried, and I couldn’t believe it. I didn’t cry because it was a girl, but I cried because

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  • Our Last Baby

    Our Last Baby

    This is it. We’re counting down the days until we’ll no longer be rubbing a baby bump to bed, or telling our boys about their baby sister in mommy’s tummy. In less than a month, we’ll be welcoming the last of our tribe to the world. Although I’ve loved all my pregnancies, this one has been the toughest. Yes, it was unexpected, but we’ve been able to embrace it. Getting A Kick (Or Two) Out Of It Our boys are excited about having a sister and we can’t wait to see their reaction when they meet her for the first

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  • Parenting 101: Expectations Aren’t Always A Good Thing

    This post is sponsored by ZERO TO THREE, in collaboration with The Motherhood. Becoming a parent for the first time means you often have expectations on how everything will go. I remember when our eldest was born and how much I thought it was going to get easier with time. It doesn’t, but you do get accustomed to things over time. So Many Expectations We had so many expectations with our eldest when he was born, and we hoped he’d hit so many milestones before he reached a certain age. Little did we know, we were placing stress on ourselves.

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