Stories tagged: Mama Bear Moxie
Sat., June 9, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
Summer is upon us and it has mamas all over in a frenzy. Working moms have to make other plans for childcare or enroll their kiddos in every-summer-camp-known-to-man to keep …
Sat., May 26, 2018, 5 a.m.
When I had my firstborn, I decided I would parent much like my own parents did: loving and strict, yet fun. I remember my dad telling me when my son …
Fri., May 18, 2018, 5 p.m.
Now, am I touting that you should push your kids to do something they absolutely do not want to do? No, but I knew that he was safe and that …
Fri., May 11, 2018, 11:17 a.m.
In smaller communities, where multiple generations live in close proximity, Mother’s Day is an entirely different event.
Fri., May 4, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
In an effort to save a few dollars off the family budget, many families are choosing to forgo their cable companies and switch to other television options. We had friends …
Sat., April 28, 2018, 6 a.m.
Taking the time for kid-free vacations is worth it to your marriage.
Sat., April 21, 2018, 6 a.m.
Here are five tips for keeping your family home under control.
Fri., April 13, 2018, 5:58 p.m.
I want to be an honest mom. Really, I do. But there are times when I find myself flat out lying to my children.
Sun., April 1, 2018, 2 p.m.
I am that mom that throws things away. Like a lot of things. If I deem it unnecessary, I immediately throw it away. I, of course, look over the graded …
Mon., March 26, 2018, 6 a.m.
Mama Bear Moxie column for Monday, March 26, 2018.
Sun., March 4, 2018, 11:29 a.m.
Sometimes a mom has to let her kids make decisions, even if she thinks they’ll regret them in the end.
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018
Mama Bear Moxie advice
Sun., Feb. 18, 2018
Adopting my daughter has been one of the hardest, if not the hardest, things that I have done in my life.
Mon., Feb. 12, 2018
Love should be actively celebrated and shown throughout the entire year and not just on a random day in the middle of February.
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018
“Saying ‘no’ is really saying ‘yes’ to yourself.”
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018
I spent 10 years as the mother of two boys before our adopted daughter arrived last year. I can’t begin to count the number of times that I heard the …
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 11:28 a.m.
“The Five Love Languages” by Gary Chapman really narrows down the complexity of people into five different ways they show or receive love: gifts, quality time, words of affirmation, physical …
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 5 p.m.
Some of my most memorable moments as a child were eagerly awaiting the friends that would grace our dining table on weekends.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 3:35 p.m.
The long Thanksgiving weekend provides the time together as a family that I crave. The colder weather and the special food mush together to encourage lazy mornings, lots of game …
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 10:47 a.m.
I have never been a fan of daylight saving time. I have had my fair share of late nights, early mornings and the occasional being late to church-to-hear- the-very-last -sermon-your- …
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 11:50 a.m.
I have a friend who chooses a word to focus on each year. A few years ago her word was “linger” as she was raising 3 little boys with a …
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017
My oldest son is 12 years old and has reached that point in his life where the past boyishness and future manliness collide in an awkward battle of teen angst. …
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 4 p.m.
I recently came across one of those life changing bits of wisdom on social media that stopped me in my tracks. The background was of a little boy playing baseball …