Can You Scold Another Mother's Child?

Original Post: http://thepinterestedparent.com/2014/09/17/can-you-scold-an-other-mothers-child/Being a first time mom at 38, I was the last in my line of my friends to have a child. I had a difficult time relating with all of these friends when I was childless. There were many things I just did not understand....more

You Asked For It!

I'm telling you, right from the start, this post is gross.  It is the nastiest thing I ever wrote and it's not for the weak-of-stomach. I wouldn't have written it at all except you asked for it!Last night I posted this on my Facebook page: ...more

Why parents aren't teaching their kids responsibility

Surely you have seen this before. ...more

I Had a Plan-I Wanted a Girl

I Had a Plan-I Wanted a GirlPOSTED ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2014...more

Child Labor Day

DanaBowman @momsieblog.com...more

5 Reasons Why Being Sexually Abused as a Child can Change You as a Parent

5 Reasons Why Being Sexually Abused as a Child can Change you as a Parent.08/22/2014...more

Father is actually the mother, and mother is actually the father?

I just read an article about a transgender couple who gave birth to two children, and that the father is actually the birth mother and the mother is actually the birth father.  The transgender couple still have their original sex organs because they cannot afford reconstructive surgery.  The couple plan to tell the children when they are older. ...more

6 Assumptions NOT to Make About the Child-Free

I would never presume to speak for all of the child-free men and women out there, so I will say, right here, this applies to H and me....more
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One in a Million

I would say I am a good mom. I am sensitive, understanding and empathetic to the little worlds I help navigate through tough life happenings like Alex’s epilepsy. My husband and I agree that feeding, clothing and sheltering a child is what you’re supposed to do, so you shouldn’t get a pat on the back for it. It’s in those intangible areas that we are called to measure, for lack of a better word, our Supermomness (good luck finding that word in the dictionary)....more

Why Your Expecations During Pregnancy Should be Lower

When I became pregnant with my first baby, I felt as if not much should change in my life: work load, social engagements, church responsibilities, etc. I had read countless articles and blog posts about the amazing strength and ability of a pregnant body.So I was convinced that I needed only determination and a healthy exercise routine to keep me going strong. Boy, was I wrong!...more