How to Be a Good Mother

A Day in the Life of a Mom

The Purple Fig | Posted 07.07.2013 | Canada Living
The Purple Fig

Work, work. Perpetually behind. What on earth did I do with my time before? Are my kid's feet freezing? Was it my turn for snack? What's on for the weekend? Are they okay? Until the day I die: Are. They. Okay?

When Philosophies Converge (Because Good Mothers Show Up)

Lori Gard | Posted 06.27.2012 | Canada Living
Lori Gard

Being a mother is just part of a woman's persona, not the be all and end all of a woman's life. Mothers need not check their goals, dreams and aspirations at the hospital door when they go to deliver. And for one to suggest that you might have days where you'd rather not be around your children -- and actually admit it out loud -- is okay. Most importantly, moms don't always have to like the job of being a mother. Because quite frankly, many don't.