The (Motherhood) Edit

Thoughts and musing on motherhood that made us pause, think and consider what mothering means to us.
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Image Credit: Reading My Tea Leaves

Image Credit: Reading My Tea Leaves

The universal appeal of potty humor and other themes in parenthood: "It’s like a Murder Mystery Dinner, except it’s my kids giving their individual accounts of how, why and when the toilet became permanently clogged.: (Huffington Post

Raising the next generation of activist: “Outside of surface differences, we all have the same goals and desires for our families. We are in so many ways more similar than we are different.” (Forbes)

Pastor Wanted to Know the Truth About the Migrant Caravan. So He Joined It: "Creating fear is a tactic that is continually used to separate people and label the other,” the pastor writes. “People, especially people who proclaim Christ, who post such obvious posts should apologize and delete the garbage. Love conquers hate.” (Churchleaders.com)

How to know when it's time to talk to your kids about money: "But even though they both work in finance and hold degrees in psychology, they didn’t know exactly how to approach a conversation about money and more broadly about financial and family values. This year, they decided to change that." (New York Times)

A list of great bedtime stories for the littles: "A lot of these books hit the sweet spot of capturing the comfort of routine and the thrill of discovery. Childhood, in a nutshell, in other words." (Reading My Tea Leaves)

A scientifically proven way to help your children grow up happier: "But, It doesn't work if you aren't sincere." (Business Insider

One last note: Our Founder and Executive Editor was interviewed for the Out Of Line podcast about her experience with postpartum depression. You can hear about her journey in addition to medical insights on the subject from Dr. Cassidy Freitas here. 

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