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Eye to Eye Means Heart to Heart

    He’s no longer just crying – he’s on the ground, screaming at the top of his lungs, tears rushing down his cheeks and his face red. But he’s clearly not hurt. Or is he? Next to him, a little friend is sitting on a toy motorcycle, holding a doll, and just stoically looking at him. Naturally, you go…

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The Perfection of Motherhood Lies in its Imperfections

So I’ve been kind of MIA from Mommywhispers.com for the past few months, for different reasons, but mainly because I was doing some soul-searching about where I want to take this blog.  You see, as a mother, my days are filled with everything from energetic mornings, my kids fighting over wet paper-towel trails on the ground, figuring out what to do…

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My Children’s Future Depends on My Choice of Words Today!

How many articles have you read about the impact of our words on those around us?  I think most of us were taught young to always “mind what you say”, and to be considerate about another person’s feelings. Yet, in today’s era of unforgiving bullies as young as preschool children and as sophisticated as politicians, the havoc wreaked by poorly chosen words is…

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4 Life-Changing Mind-Adjustments that I’ve Learned from my Toddler and Preschooler

  After spending the last four years of my life outside of the professional world and deep within the world of toddlers and preschoolers, I’ve not only unveiled my own insecurities but I’ve learned some pretty good lessons. These are lessons that we hear of all the time, but once you witness a 2 year-old or 4 year-old effortlessly and…

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How I befriended their temper tantrums

Parenting is just as much a riddle as it is a psychological gamble. Not a day goes by without the thought that there must be more to this puzzle that I’m missing and that I am getting closer to yet another epiphany. And then my mind wanders to the future as I wonder whether and how today’s or yesterday’s events…

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Daughters of Mine: Forgive me, for I let you down today

I’m trying to imagine your reaction when one day, hopefully at an age when you are both safely receptive of the little details about your past, you sit and read the following. Will you cry? Will you smile and think how silly I sound? Will you be upset with me? Will you feel like a light bulb is suddenly shedding…

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Before kids, I was every Mother’s toughest critic.

Before I had children, I used to be every mother’s toughest critic. I remember I would calmly and confidently ask my aunt why she allows her little daughter, who was a preschooler at the time, to climb into her bed in the middle of the night. My question was not only because of curiosity, but it clearly had a tone…

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Daughters of Mine: Wipe those foggy lenses

  Intense emotions and extraordinary thoughts are typical characteristics of pregnancy and motherhood. It’s a combination of hormonal imbalances and daily physiological stresses such as lack of sleep or poor nutrition that lead to these extremes, and coming to terms with them is not an easy journey. Unfortunately, many new mothers are not prepared for the internal turmoil that awaits…

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Believe in Moments of Self-Trust

To be a girl and woman in this world can be quite challenging. As you grow up, you will go through many stages of emotions and phases of behavior, and sometimes it may feel overwhelming. Throughout this exciting journey of your lives, just always remind yourself that it IS ok and that it WILL BE ok.  Whether you are trying…

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