Parenting Wars

Parenting Wars

Do or do not - there is no try. The ins and outs of one of the most difficult jobs on earth: parenting.

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Meagan 2 days ago
Why I Failed Maternity Leave
Maternity leave. A time where – according to anyone who has never been on maternity leave – you have copious amounts of freedom and space to do whatever you please. A time where you, the mother, creat...
Lana Hutchinson4 days ago
More Than Just a Mother
Having kids changes everything. Any mother out there can recall those first moments of motherhood, after their baby was born. In the weeks and months after you become a mother for the first time, your...
Danielle Dowdy9 days ago
The Thing with Motherhood
When my first son was born, it seemed everyone had something to say about how amazing he was. “Children are such blessings from God.” “He’s so perfect, you’re so lucky.” “Wow, he’s such an active boy....
Step-Children Don’t Like You? Don’t Worry, It’s Normal
I left an abusive marriage more than 30 years ago when my three children were quite young. The following two years were spent repairing the damaged relationships with my sons, who had all but been ign...
Why Smacking Children Can Be Physically and Emotionally Dangerous
Physical punishment damages the bond between parent and child because it’s not natural to feel love toward someone who hurts us. This reasoning should be sufficient to stop any parent hitting a child,...
Lakeyia L13 days ago
Stay-at-Home Mothers or Fathers
Being a stay at home mom or dad is one of the most rewarding things you can do and also the hardest. I say this because there are a number of things that can make this job hard for many mothers in gen...
Haley J13 days ago
The Real Reason...
Eight hours of sleep in your comfy bed not cutting it? Small cuts all over your feet from LEGOs that were so precisely laid out for you? (Such thoughtful little rugrats we have huh?) So, what is the r...
Deanne Jensen15 days ago
Step Parent Part 1
Parenting is hard under the best of circumstances, but under the worst circumstances, it can be and is a nightmare. It's like a walk on a long dirt road all alone, no one to talk to, no one to share w...
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Mary Hunter15 days ago
Discipline
While many people advocate that corporal punishment no longer has a place in today’s modern society, many parents still stand by it. In many cases, it is a tried and true form of punishment while in o...