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Motherhood is a brave journey. It has always been this brave thing to raise another independent, pushing the limits, melt your heart at night, love them forever even when they drive you crazy, human. That is what you are doing. Even on those tired days.

Don't be weary, dear mother, in trying to keep up with a supermom agenda. There is no supermom, really - that whole supermom who has everything together is just a fallacy. There are real moms. Real, authentic moms who admit that they don't have it all together but keep on fighting. That's you. Today. Tomorrow. Yesterday. I say that is enough.

A letter to moms about real motherhood. "Life is messy. Life is full of defiant kids, spilled coffee, nothing for dinner, math pages not done, lots of noise, messy counters. It is full of late nights, relationship struggles, bills to be paid, and unrealistic expectations. But let me remind you - life is also full of sweet moments that are often forgotten when those you're a terrible mother moments fill our heads. Moments like the time you rocked the baby to sleep, great dinners, math pages…

10 Ways for Moms to Respect their Sons--an excellent article for moms raising sons to be Godly men. One of the best things I've read on raising boys!

A Mom with a Lesson Planfrom A Mom with a Lesson Plan

a better bedtime routine - getting kids to go to bed

Tired of bedtime struggles? I figured out how to make bedtime relaxing. Getting kids to go to bed is simple with this CRAZY technique. Will you try it?

dear mom on the hard days. // words of encouragement for those inevitable hard motherhood days {at finding joy}

How to discipline kids when you want to reach their hearts. This whole blog is great, I'm saving it for future reference.

Being a good parent can start with changing a few habits. Don’t believe me? Take the test. Try one of these simple habits every day throughout the next five days, and watch how it transforms your family and your home! I challenge you!

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The Joys of Boys Being Boys

This reminded me of the "Night Women" because she was constantly trying to protect her sons innocence, telling him everything bad she was doing was just a dream. I feel this is the same type of idea with this image shielding kids from reality through imaginations and dreams.

Pint-sized Treasuresfrom Pint-sized Treasures

Are Parents Narcissistic and Self-Centered?

Are parents of this generation becoming more selfish and narcissistic? Will the complaining and name-calling of children ever stop? Will parents ever find enough "me-time?" Will moms ever own up to our responsibilities? You decide and let us know!

Read later.....Every parent should read this!! - Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World

Great blog!! How to be a fun Mom & Changing Behavior by spending One on One time. Just good reminders and makes for a happier Mom too!

"100 Things to Teach a Girl" This made my eyes water. I can't wait to teach my daughter all of these :) One day.