More Big Fat Lies of The Perfect Mom vs A Real Mom by Terre Grable


Lie #4: Only The Perfect Mom is important and significant As a mom, it can be very easy to find our sense of worth in motherhood. Some may find it in their accomplishments as a mom. Others may find it in receiving the approval of other moms. Ironically, if you are like me, our worse critique usually comes from ourselves. It is quite tempting to accept The Perfect Mother Club invitations, especially during those times when we are feeling less than perfect or needing others’ approval just to survive the next toddler or teenage meltdown. Truth is mothers are important…

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A new perspective on resolutions


I read an article this morning about making a “shipping list” so you can look back on all the things you have finished up and “shipped” out over the past year rather than just planning ahead for the things you hope to accomplish. That’s great too-we all need goals and direction, a map if you will, but it’s also good to take stock of how far we have come. It gives us a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction and also a boost of energy for the year ahead to get those next goals done. So even if you have already…

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Friends and Readings


A friend of mine just handed me a nice reading and I thought I would share it …. …..people in the developed world have been trained in power and performance principles, but not at all in a spirituality of imperfection, detachment, letting go, and least of all surrender. It sounds like losing and we do not like that. It’s actually accessing a deeper, broader sense of self which is already content and totally abundant. Once you move…to that level…why would you ever settle for a scarcity model of life–”I’m not enough, this is not enough, I do not have enough”…

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