Actually, the ‘Mommy Wars’ Aren’t Universal
Most American moms, particularly women of color, don’t fit the stereotypes.
The current conversation about motherhood—centered around married, highly educated mothers who “opt out” of the workforce to stay home with their children—gives the impression
Motherhood is Missional
Motherhood is discipleship, and it's part of the mission.
Motherhood is Missional. Motherhood is Missional. Motherhood is discipleship, and it's part of the mission. Click to download an excerpt from Missional Motherhood.
What to Expect When You’re Expecting (a Church)
Birthing a new church is not without pain.
|. Ed Stetzer. PortableChurch / flickr. 0; tweet; share; print. Motherhood is not always easy. It is true of human relationships and is true of planting a daughter church.
Don’t Call Me the Best Mom Ever
Why it's time for Mother's Day to retreat from the extremes.
welcome relief for stressed-out parents. But our messes shouldn't define our motherhood, especially not on Mother's Day. It's a Supermom contest or
Humbled By Motherhood
I thought starting a nonprofit was hard. Then I had a baby.
Humbled By Motherhood. Home > 2015 > August. 0; tweet; share; 0; print. Humbled By Motherhood. Aug 25 2015. I thought starting a nonprofit was hard. Then I had a baby.
The 5 Truths Stay-at-Home and Working Moms Can Agree On
After interviewing 120 women, I saw glimmers of a truce in the Mommy Wars.
some shame. After that first tear-laced conversation, I realized that I couldn't write a book on women's work without writing about motherhood. Based
Let's Be Honest: Labor Is Trauma
As a doula and a mother, I know from experience that labor requires intense suffering.
28-year-old Amanda Bacon posted this image of herself to Facebook last week, calling it “Motherhood Uncensored.” In her original post, Bacon said she shared the photo because she
Becoming a First-Time Mom at Age 41
How later-in-life motherhood renewed my youth.
Oct 20 2015. How later-in-life motherhood renewed my youth. And as I shifted my focus to family and motherhood, I'd miss the intellectual stimulation of my professional work.
Motherhood: Transformation by Interruption
My life hasn’t gone according to my plans, but his.
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Weekend Edition: October 23, 2015
Motherly leadership, Evangelicals on the death penalty, and more.
Being a Mom has stretched me, grown me, and taught me so much about life and leadership. I wouldn't be the leader I am today, had I not gone through the boot camp of motherhood.
A quiet and compelling film about the ethical murkwood of high finance.
And the film does pull this off in myriad ways, quietly raising issues around pregnancy and motherhood, sexual harassment, and the challenges of being taken seriously through plot.
The Universal Call to ‘Mothering Like Christ’
Childbirth illustrates the life-giving sacrifice of body, mind, and soul that applies to us all.
earth. Anglican bishop Stewart Ruch defines true motherhood as “saying yes to life.” A person dedicated to saying yes to life fights for the vulnerable.
The Church Is Your Mom
Maybe not a perfect mother, but a mother worth celebrating nonetheless.
was embraced by the reformers. John Calvin quotes Cyprian and refers to the motherhood of the church throughout his Institutes. The historic symbol of