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Motherhood Lessons

What I Know For Sure About Motherhood

Joy Page Manuel | Posted 05.08.2016 | Parents
Joy Page Manuel

The pain you felt giving birth becomes the ultimate standard by which all other types of pain shall be measured against. When you step on broken glass and end up with a gaping wound, you say, "Bah! This is nothing compared to when I felt as if my body was being literally split in half!"

5 Lessons I Learned About Mothering As Someone Who Was Adopted

Suzanne Perryman | Posted 07.08.2014 | Parents
Suzanne Perryman

Knowing you are "chosen" through adoption doesn't erase the reality that someone left you behind. I never want my children to feel like there are limits and conditions on the love they receive.

Five Lessons The Church Could Learn From A Mother

Rev. Dr. Janet Edwards | Posted 07.01.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Janet Edwards

I realized that since the world is far from perfect, showing my children that what the world does offer is perfectly good enough was important. It also made me realize that being good enough as mother was a worthy goal for me.