If you are a caretaker, either by profession or by nature, (perhaps a mother) please consider the message of “No-one ever received anything but praise for being caring. The very concept of “over-caring” has seldom been twinned as an aspect of self-neglect. And the step linking care-giving to personal ill health is a bridge considered … Continue reading Can moms care too much?
This morning we had one of those toddler melt-downs. She was sitting on my lap at the computer looking at a picture of a baby flash across the screen. I needed to get up; she wanted to look at that baby some more. She had already decided what she wanted (to look at the picture) … Continue reading Taming the Toddler Tantrum: How to Turn Drama into Cooperation
As a wife, mother and spiritual counselor, I’ve learned that the better I care for myself, the better able I am to care for those around me. I’ve learned that this journey of self-care, or inner-care as I call it, is not for the faint of heart. It takes courage and conviction to care for the … Continue reading For Mothers to Thrive is to Change the World