My Greatest Mothering Struggle

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.**   Nothing causes me to feel out of my depth quite like mothering does. Kids don’t come with a manual and motherhood is learned as we go. Much like on-the-job training, we’re thrown into the mix and sink […]

Embracing Self-Care: A Community Blogging Project

Embracing Self Care

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** Many moms feel guilty when it comes to doing things for themselves. Sometimes we believe it is selfish to take time away from the family. Even if it is to exercise or take a shower! I used to […]

Loving the Extroverted Child

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** Written by guest contributor Jessica Smartt of Smarttereachday.com Do you have any extroverts in your family? Ohhhh, we do. Here are some of my mom-of-an-extrovert confessions: I have to drag my children away from extended conversations with the […]

Teaching girls to respect their bodies (and each other)

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** A few years ago two girls asked my daughter if I had gained weight. It was a few months after I had my third baby and my tummy was still poking out a good bit (plus, I had […]

A Letter to Your Loved Ones

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** Image from stock.xchng The following is an updated version of one of the first posts I wrote here at A Delightful Home. It’s not always pleasant to think about dying, but it’s part of life. Thinking ahead can […]

How to be a lovely-lovely mommy

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** I stumbled across the living room in the early morning, trying to scoop my 3 year old from her bed before she woke her siblings. She likes to call, “Mommy” as soon as her eyes open. I sat […]

Help For a Horrible, No Good Day of Motherhood

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** This is a guest post from Jessica Smartt A few years ago, I had a long stretch of hard days. I had two boys under the age of two. My husband worked all the time. My youngest would […]

Are you a desperate mom?

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** I lay in bed crying. “I’ve already ruined my daughter and she’s not even 4!” Afraid. Alone. Worried. Scared. I felt like I’d failed and I’d barely begun. How can I be a good mom when I don’t […]

Let. It. Go. (A Giveaway)

Let It Go

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** I don’t like it when things don’t go my way. How about you? I’ve never thought of myself as a control freak, but when I really stand back and think about it,  I feel most frustrated when things […]

Introducing: The Confident Mom

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** Do you ever feel unsure as a mom? Do you get overwhelmed by all that you need to do in a day? I know I do. Today I want to introduce you to a helpful website: The Confident […]