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February 07, 2006

Losing, Being, Becoming a Mother

As hard as it is to read, I recommend PacemMama's story of becoming a mother.

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Wow!! That blog post is very thought provoking. I am very glad that the women posting is mothering her children well with attachment parenting. She is a strong person to be able to realize the impact her mother had on her and that she would make different choices if her mother was still alive. Very interesting.

Posted by: Tanya Wells at February 8, 2006 01:21 AM

I enjoy your site, thank you for sharing that article. I just had my fifth baby, this is the first time (except maybe with the first one) that I haven't been stressed about nursing on a schedule, I feed her when she is hungry... what a concept eh?
It is freeing to raise your children with God's Word as your guide and not man made advise. I worked at a daycare in high school and was told the same thing about spanking, just do it when no one watched. How horrible, I am sure the children' s parents would have been outraged. Thankfully, I felt so bad that I stopped spanking them.
I am rethinking much I have done as a mom and feel badly for many things. I love being a momma, thank God for His grace.
For me, I should have probably listened more to the advise of my mom. I thought I (and Gary Ezzo) knew better.

Posted by: Misty at February 10, 2006 05:19 PM

"For me, I should have probably listened more to the advice of my mom. I thought I (and Gary Ezzo) knew better."

Misty, I can't tell you how many times I've said the exact same thing. *hug* And my Mom didn't live nearby and she was respectful of us in our role as parents--but I remember the little kind bits of advice or observations she made and wishwishwish I had heeded them. . .

Posted by: TulipGirl at February 11, 2006 12:32 AM


 
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