A few years ago, I decided to tell myself the truth about my life. I wasn’t happy. I had “everything” and yet I wasn’t happy. I was “blessed” yet I wasn’t happy. I was “successful” yet I wasn’t happy. Print by Simon Lieschke How crazy is that? To claim to have everything, be blessed, be […]
Can Changing Your Definition of a “Good Mother” Save You From Divorce?
When my son was around 2-weeks old he, developed colic. He cried gut-wrenching sobs from 5-10 pm every evening. I read everything I could about colic in the hopes of alleviating the dreadful screams that ushered in our evenings. Eventually I developed a technique that seemed to soothe my son for brief periods of time. […]
Lonely Mom Seeks Friends
I’ve been speaking with a number of new members and potential members these last two weeks at Mom Gets A Life. I’ve been both happy and sad to find that, as I suspected, so many of us feel alone in our path through motherhood. Do you feel that way? Do you feel like the problems […]
By MGAL Expert Lynn Trottaas published in Discover Your Woman Within: Journey to Wholeness by Char Tosi Bracing myself against the bathroom mirror I stared into my blood shot and wet eyes and thought “my life is over.” I looked again at the pregnancy test, admitted that the line was not faded but in fact a […]