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Effortless Strategies to Clean Your Residence

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 Nate Andy (February 10, 2013)  Odor and Moisture Removal. To obtain rid of odor you've to eliminate the supply, not only cover the odor up with perfumed air freshener. Clean up and disinfect. Kill the germs that trigger most household odors. The faster you get following odors, the simpler they're to eliminate. How you can Clean Candle Wax. For spilled wax on carpets and upholstery, place a brown paper bag more than .. (Motherhood)

Researching Fun Baby Shower Games

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 Brad Roberts (November 10, 2011)  The baby shower is a wonderful way to celebrate the impending arrival of your newborn baby boy or girl. But it's important to make sure that there is a cohesive theme chosen for your party decorations and party favors. Some great choices range from the interests of either the mom or the dad. That makes sense because the child won't be at the party yet. An excellent way to decide on a .. (Motherhood)

Breast Feeding - Awareness and Importance

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 Tina Khanna (August 01, 2011)  Breast feeding is the finest gift any mother can give her infant. However there are millions of infants dispossessed of this advantage. This is because of many factors (physical, social or economical) which forces mothers to use formula milk. But the fact remains that the breast milk is very important because it is the most suited food to the child. What mother′s milk contains is .. (Motherhood)

Baby Shwer Ideas

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 George P White (April 21, 2011)  When a woman finds out that she is pregnant it is hopefully the best news she could receive. Well, perhaps second to hearing the grand proposal of a lifetime, which hopefully is followed by a brilliant wedding ceremony. Knowing that your love has borne fruit is the proverbial icing on the cake, making a happy couple a happy family. First time mothers find it is a long and difficult job . (Motherhood)

New Mom Time Savers

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 George P White (April 14, 2011)  New moms are often in the position of running late and yet there is still so much to be done, but it doesn't have to be that way. The clock is ticking down incessantly and you feel helpless and unable to do anything about it, it doesn't have to be that way either. So here are a few ideas you can put in place that will allow you to do something about it. If you have some idea of your .. (Motherhood)

How To Be A Stress-Free Stay at Home Mom

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 George P White (April 10, 2011)  First things first, being able to take on the role of a stay at home mom is not an easy or simple decision to take. Apart from the obvious and worrying loss of income if you were previously part of the workplace, you should be under no illusions – it is very hard work and you are “on call” 24 hours a day. A new baby needs almost constant care; if you are not feeding .. (Motherhood)

The Bumbo Chair is a Huge Help Around the House

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 Gabe Lee (February 18, 2011)  The Bumbo seat is a comfortable and soft infant chair that is constructed according to the baby's individual posture. It provides a secure place for the infant to sit and communicate with people. During the developmental period of 3-6 months, infants move towards greater mobility. They roll from front-to-back, pull up on their forearms, lift their heads and chest, and drag themselves on . (Motherhood)

Could You Be Dating a Pedophile? - How you can Know if Your Boyfriend is a Child Molester

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 Robert Matthews (January 27, 2011)  What would you do if you ever learned the man that you are going out with had molested your child? You'd be devastated and your child would be harmed for life. Find out the best way to safeguard your little ones so you will never undergo the anguish. Are you dating a pedophile? It is every single mother's worst nightmare, but what do you genuinely know about the man that you are .. (Motherhood)

What Are Some Tips for Healthy Living? Chef Todd Asks the Experts.

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 Chef Todd Mohr (January 27, 2011)  I really need some tips for healthy living. The New Year is in full swing, and like I said earlier this week during my 7 Tips for Healthy Cooking, I feel like crap. Perhaps it’s not JUST the food I eat. Maybe there are items in my environment that could be affecting my mood, health and wellness. I’ve got the food and nutrition part covered, being a former Executive Chef at .. (Motherhood)

Are Underwire Nursing Bras Safe for Everyone?

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 Rosie Sanders (November 05, 2010)  There is a lot of differences in opinion on the safety of underwire nursing bras. What is the truth? The reason they may not be safe is if they do not fit right. If you wear a soft cup bra, you have no danger of your milk supply being cut off, even if you get one that doesn't fit right. With an underwire bra, you need one that fits or you risk getting a blocked duct. The problem with .. (Motherhood)

The precarious economic security of unmarried mothers

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 Nickitta Smith (October 04, 2010)  Today nearly half of women are unmarried. This represents a huge transformation in society from 1960 when only one-third of women were unmarried. Women who maintain families without a spouse present are almost twice as likely as married men to be unemployed. One of every eight women (12.2 percent) who are the sole breadwinners in their families is unemployed compared with one of every .. (Motherhood)

Working Moms: How are you Encouraging your Heart?

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 Chef Todd Mohr (May 04, 2010)  There is a leadership book by Kouzes and Posner, entitled “Encouraging the Heart" and in it, the authors talk about how small, simple acts of kindness and appreciation can go a long way in enabling people to feel motivated at work. It's a subject matter after my own heart, and I often speak to leaders and executives about this very thing. As women and moms, we often forget about .. (Motherhood)

How To Find “Me Time”

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 Chef Todd Mohr (February 14, 2010)  Think back to your BK time (Before Kids). What special ways did you treat yourself; give yourself a boost; vitalize yourself? My daughter Ruby is 4 now and before she was twinkle in her Daddy’s eye, I’d think nothing of taking myself off for a Spa day or afternoon, whenever I felt I needed revitalizing. I’d swim, have a sauna, visit the steam room, have a couple of .. (Motherhood)

Create Your Family Vision

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 Chef Todd Mohr (February 14, 2010)  Something that we’ve been doing since way before kids and continue to do so since our little treasure came along 4½ years ago is to create a Family Vision, or a Family Mission for the year. The beauty of this is, it works whether you’re part of a family unit, a single parent, in a partnership with no kids and even just for yourself! Most parents want their family to .. (Motherhood)

World's Best Mum

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 Terri O'Neale (October 21, 2008)  In the 1950s, the image emerged of a good mother. . . June Cleaver from ‘Leave It to Beaver. ’ Her house was immaculate. Her make-up and hair were perfectly done at all times. She baked home-made cookies everyday without ever getting flour on her neatly pressed apron. And whenever the Beaver managed to get into his latest scrap she always maintained a calm but firm tone. .. (Motherhood)

Shopping Opportunities For Mother and Toddler

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 Sam Benton (September 14, 2008)  Shopping opportunities for a mother and toddler have expanded significantly with the ever growing World Wide Web. Online shopping for maternity clothes, baby clothes, furniture and toys may appear to be one of the most enjoyable tasks of impending motherhood, but in reality it can be a real trying situation. At the very time that a mother-to-be has the least energy, the task of .. (Motherhood)

Dating For Single Moms - 7 Tips to Consider Before You Dip Your Toes in Choppy Waters

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 Louisa Chan (September 12, 2008)  Single moms often struggle with whether they should date and if so when. You are also concerned with how this would affect your family structure and dynamics. You want to fall in love (again) yet you are afraid to dip your toes in choppy waters. I have some tips here that I would like you to consider before you embark on this venture. Tip 1 - Know What You Are Looking For - Do you want . (Motherhood)

Tips on How New Mothers Can Banish Loneliness

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 Salena Kulkarni (September 12, 2008)  One of the biggest problems you face as a new mother is the feeling of being isolated. Perhaps you are accustomed to interacting with others at work or perhaps you have a group of friends you're accustomed to seeing often. Then when you delivered your baby, you were surrounded by friends, family and other visitors. Now, suddenly, it's just you and your baby. Your visitors have trailed .. (Motherhood)

Mommy Time

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 Nicole Bradley (September 11, 2008)  I have come to realize while we, as mothers love our child(ren) dearly and most mother would probably nod in agreement to the statement, “There is nothing that I would not do for my child. " Many of us are doing a great disservice to our children a great disservice. When we do not take care of ourselves we hurt our children. In order to be effective as a mother, women must take .. (Motherhood)

Mom Against Multi-Tasking

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 Lynn B Lawson (September 11, 2008)  Saying you're a multi-tasking mom is redundant and we all know it. We juggle everything from our significant other to work to kids to housework to our parents to our siblings (and everything in between). We puff up our chests and say, “. . . no man can do what we do, as well as we do it". And, that may be true. Have you ever done something like this. . . drive, while putting on .. (Motherhood)

Simple Tips For New Moms on Separation Anxiety

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 Salena Kulkarni (September 11, 2008)  Separation anxiety is supposed to be something your baby suffers from. So why do you feel so overwhelmed by the thought of leaving your baby for the first time? It's perfectly natural to feel sad at the thought of leaving your baby and it's something every new mother experiences. You can't help but worry. You've carried this baby inside you for nine months. Then the two of you have .. (Motherhood)

Shopping Opportunities For Mothers-to-Be

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 Sam Benton (September 11, 2008)  So you've prepared your baby list and you're ready to shop. Luckily, shopping opportunities for mums-to-be have never been so plentiful. The advent of the Internet has significantly improved the whole preparation process for parents who are expecting. High street shopping for maternity clothes, baby clothes, furniture and toys may appear to be one of the most enjoyable tasks of .. (Motherhood)

Help For Moms - 3 Tips For Getting What You Want and Need

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 Julie Van De Wyngaerde (September 09, 2008)  In my experience of both working with and being friends with mothers of young children, I find that most of them believe that their own wants and needs should come second to the wants and needs of their children. Well, let me share with you that: nothing could be further from the truth!   It breaks my heart to see mothers feeling overwhelmed and unfulfilled in their role due to them .. (Motherhood)

When the Nest Emptied

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 Monique Howat (September 09, 2008)  DEDICATION AND THE KIDS It seemed like I was always tired when my three daughters were young yet I also felt absolutely alive with a dedication and purpose that can only be understood by other moms. The paradox is that kids are the secret to youthfulness even when we're feeling worn out. When my girls were born I had made a promise to them, the heavens and myself to guide and teach .. (Motherhood)

New Motherhood Challenges - What No One Tells You - And How to Cope

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 Carrie Lauth (September 09, 2008)  During their pregnancies, many women imagine what motherhood will be like. We envision peaceful scenes such as rocking our babies in a recliner while they effortlessly breastfeed. We imagine the things we'll do while baby sleeps the hours away. While washing and folding baby clothes and getting the baby's things ready, we daydream about our little one and how we'll care for him. Often, . (Motherhood)

New School Year - A Fresh Start For at Home Moms

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 Kimberly Shavatt (September 05, 2008)  September signals back to school for most of the children in the U. S. A. What will us moms do with all our free time? LOL Whether your kids are in preschool a couple times a week, 1/2 day kindergarten, or are full-time in grades 1-12, you now have some time to yourself without children or at least less children. Use that time wisely because a new school year can mean a new start for .. (Motherhood)

Spiritual Healing Meditation For Busy Moms - Manifesting Peace and Prosperity

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 Nancy Madlin (August 19, 2008)  This is something I've been using in my journalling and meditation. . . . It is so powerful for me in bringing me to the centered energy, that I am actually seeing and feeling that my life with and within this energy is really the only place I want to be. . . I thought it might be useful to you as well. . . I start off by saying something I want, and I find it especially helpful and .. (Motherhood)

Mommy Time is VERY Important

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 Lara Velez (August 13, 2008)  As a Mom, I KNOW how hard it is to get any time for just me. I am always so busy. Busy homeschooling. Busy cleaning. Busy working. Busy driving. Busy doing all I can to give the kids a life. Busy being a wife. . . a chef. . . a nurse. Need I go on? What about Mom? Mommy needs time too! YES, we do! I thought I would share some tips to get some Mommy Time for yourself! 12 Mommy Time .. (Motherhood)

How to Be a Good Working Mother

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 N. S. Novimasofa (August 11, 2008)  I believe that almost all women despise getting back to work after they have children, but most of us just don't have other options. We just had to do it. That was how I felt when I first left my then 1 year old son and headed back to work. Not to mention how some mothers feel superior because they don't have to leave their children at home and go to make some measly bucks to keep the .. (Motherhood)

The Benefits of a Stay at Home Mom

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 Shelley Brownfield (August 11, 2008)  Is staying home with your child an outdated notion or a progressive choice for a woman? The progress of our culture has made allows women the choice to follow their heart on this issue. There is no wrong way to love and care for children, but a strong argument can be made for the benefits of a stay at home mom. Benefits the Mother Being able to stay home benefits the mother. After .. (Motherhood)

How to Make Your Mother's Day Special This Year

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 Andy Gibson (August 10, 2008)  Mother's Day is now celebrated around the world, and one of the latest trends is for people to send free e-cards to show their appreciation. This is partly due to people living so far apart, and also because people just don't have the time, so they turn to ecards. Modern Mother's Day grew out of ancient springtime festivals celebrating fertility and mother goddesses. For example, the .. (Motherhood)

Caffeine Obsessed Moms Exposed

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 Lyla Feldman (July 22, 2008)  Are you tired and haggard looking? I feel that way sometimes and I am not even a mother, yet. I give a lot of credit to working mothers these days - they certainly have their hands full. Some of my friends have young children and still manage to hold down full time jobs outside of the home. I have other friends who are lucky enough to be stay at home moms, but even that is difficult .. (Motherhood)

Mother and Daughter Matching Clothes For Bonding and Fun

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 Rachel Bilodeau (July 22, 2008)  Matching Clothes for Mothers and Daughters One of the best ways that a mother and daughter can tell the world of their affection for each other is to buy matching clothes. In that way, they can express in a non verbal way all those nights that the mother spent holding her infant daughter in her arms and all the support and advice she was able to give as the girl became a toddler. Their .. (Motherhood)

Make Your Mom Or Wife Feel Like the Sexiest and Prettiest Mom on Earth!

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 Mark Angelo Encarnacion (July 22, 2008)  In a man's life, there are two women who mean absolutely the world to him: his mother and his wife. And on those special days of the year, a guy should do his best to make either his mother or the mother of his children feel like the most beautiful and sexiest mom in the entire world. That's what I did for my mom even though she was hundreds of miles away. You see, my mom married very .. (Motherhood)

Reasons Why You Should Breastfeed

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 Yvonne Hanson (July 21, 2008)  The best first food for a baby is breast milk and it is the reason why breastfeeding is being encouraged in all over the world. No matter who you are, poor or rich and where you come from. There are benefits giving breast milk to your baby, what are they? Breastfeeding is another way to build a strong bond with your baby. The skin contact that you are making and the warm cuddle that you . (Motherhood)

Were Having a Baby

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 Rachel Lachapelle (July 21, 2008)  I still remember when I said the words, “We're having a baby, " to my husband for the first time. The look of fright came over his face as well as excitement and curiosity. “What do we do now?" I think was the first thought in his mind. We had been married for eight years before this blessed news arrived, and it was strange to realize it wouldn't be just the two of us any .. (Motherhood)

Quotes For Mothers How to Use Them

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 Sabrina Lawton (July 19, 2008)  There are almost as many quotes for mothers, as there are mothers! Here are a few you can use, and how you can use them. One great way to make a mom feel appreciated is to thank her after an accomplishment of your own. This will be a pleasant surprise that lets your mom know how important she has been in your life. So after you've done something exceptional, and your mother has told .. (Motherhood)

Post Partum Blues and Exercise

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 Katie Rasmussen (July 17, 2008)  This topic is something I knew nothing about before my first child was born, and I wished desperately I had the information that is available today. To begin with, forget the controversy, post partum depression is real and deserves very thorough attention. It is my deepest belief that that its causes are an accumulation of many issues. Sleep deprivation, hormone surges, the transition .. (Motherhood)

Making the Case For Mommy Me Time

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 Carley Knobloch (July 17, 2008)  You thought you knew what you were in for before you became a mom: Diaper changing, finger painting, and lots of downtime spent snuggling with baby. . . how hard could it be? You didn't have a clue. The errands. The housework. The job. The marriage. Oh, and the small matter of shaping the little life you created. You thought you'd flip through a magazine during naptime, but instead you .. (Motherhood)

A Stay at Home Mom is Important For Baby

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 Rachel Lachapelle (July 15, 2008)  Being a stay-at-home mom is one of the most important jobs I have ever had, because God has entrusted me with another human being to raise for Him. Being a parent is such a huge responsibility and we don't even realize it, until we are thrust into the position of raising our babies. God has allowed me the privilege of watching my babies grow, laugh, play, and learn, as well as bringing .. (Motherhood)

Motherhood The Best Career

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 Amanda Lauck (July 14, 2008)  Motherhood, at least in my opinion, is the best job any woman can have. Can you honestly think of any other job that requires so much attention, love, nourishment, time and effort? No. There are no other jobs out that that can even compare to how fulfilling this one can be. That is the job I've been waiting for my whole life. That is the only thing I've ever wanted to be:a mom. I've .. (Motherhood)

Learning Ultimate Unselfishness

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 Lenore Zurwelle (July 14, 2008)  Unselfishness is not a natural act, it has to be learned. We as humans have a natural instinct to protect and preserve ourselves first. The act of selflessness is one that has to be learned. We are compelled to act in unselfish ways by all sorts of motivation. A desire to be liked, thought of in a particular way would be motivation for unselfishness. For example, to be thought of as a .. (Motherhood)

Top Five Impact Strategies Keys to Raising Boys

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 Janet Lockridge (July 14, 2008)  Queen Among Men: Mother's Raising Boys I never thought in a million years, I would have two boys. Sure, I wanted children, but I specifically wanted a Girl and a Boy. So having to change my mindset after the 2nd Level two Sonogram indicated I was having yet another boy was pretty tough for me. Now that they are here, life as I knew it will never be the same. Instead of happy hour after . (Motherhood)

Motherhood The Second Time Around

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 Jeanne Spreier (July 08, 2008)  So much about being a second-time mom seems exhausting - taking care of child No. 1, refurbishing somewhat worn maternity clothes, trying to figure out which shoes to wear since none fit anymore. And then there's the angst of “second-time shower. " Here's what all those friends, sisters and aunts of second-time moms should remember -there's never been a better excuse for a party .. (Motherhood)

Being a New Mother How to Cope When You Are Exhausted and Depressed

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 Liz Benson (July 07, 2008)  Mothers, especially a new one, experience great joy when they cradle their newborn babies in their arms. No matter how painful the delivery process was and how tired she may be, a mother immediately yearns to bond with her baby and looks forward to the experience of motherhood. Unfortunately, in many instances, the trip back from the hospital with the baby can also be the beginning of .. (Motherhood)

How a New Mom Can Beat the Summertime Blues

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 Arlene Pellicane (July 02, 2008)  Your baby is keeping you up at night. The days are a bit of a blur. You're going through the motions of caring for your child but you feel out of it. Or maybe you're having a terrible week at work or at home. Whether you're going through a tough transition or just feel blasé about your life - you've got a case of the summertime blues. When you feel down, it's easy to turn to food for .. (Motherhood)

Dont Stop Networking Just Because You Became a Mommy

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 Lisa Fyfe (July 02, 2008)  Has anyone else noticed that staying home to raise children can be kind of, ummm, boring? Now, I can't be the only one who's noticed this. But maybe I'm the only one with a big enough mouth to say it out loud. This isn't to say that raising kids isn't EXTREMELY important, or that I don't love it much of the time, and that I consider myself truly blessed to be able to do it. But the .. (Motherhood)

What is a Mother

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 Adora Ganir (June 27, 2008)  A mother is someone who loves her children unconditionally. She gives herself without waiting to be noticed. Her day starts and ends with a prayer that God would bless, guide and guard her children. Her heart bleeds whenever she sees her children in pain, but exercises disciplinary measures when necessary in order to mold her children to be a person of good values, inner strength, .. (Motherhood)

Where Did All My Friends Go?

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 Lynn B Lawson (June 26, 2008)  Why do most of us women put friendships aside for our relationships? We can have a bunch of girlfriends, but as soon as we find a potential mate, we put those friendships on the backburner. We, as women, tend to place so much emphasis on finding love and marriage that our relationships with our women friends often suffer. We find our bliss with being with our new boyfriends or mates. .. (Motherhood)

A Mothers Job is Never Done

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 Yana Berlin (June 24, 2008)  First to arrive and the last to depart, I left my girlfriends house at half past midnight, got into my car and headed toward my parents’ house in Los Angeles. My daughter, who is currently attending UCLA, is living with my parents, and I was looking forward to spending the night cuddling her like so many years ago when she was just a baby. I had been up since very early that .. (Motherhood)




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