TGI Saturdays # 68- The ABC’s of Motherhood

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TGI Saturdays # 68- The ABC’s of Motherhood

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Saturday, May 14th, 2016

Hi friends,

How’s it going? Hope all is well. Thanks for coming out to another week of TGI Saturdays. It’s our 68th party. Wow!

Well, this post you are reading today is a pre-scheduled post I prepared and scheduled since January. I’m actually on newborn baby mommy duty right now.

I would like to welcome a Guest Blogger today. I’m sure most of you probably know her or have read some of her inspirational blog posts while circulating the blog hop/link party world. If you don’t know her, you really should get to know her. She is what you’d definitely call a kind blogger. She encourages others and writes words that uplifts and teaches her readers.

So without further ado, please enjoy “The ABC’s of Motherhood” by Michelle of Grammie Style. Thanks Michelle for sharing with us today.

 

 

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Peace, Love and Blessings to you.

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ABC's of Motherhood
As mothers, we have many roles to play. From teacher, babysitter, housekeeper, chauffeur and a dozen others, we are constantly trying to improve our mothering skills. When something is not working in one area, we switch gears and try something else. At times, we are so exhausted, we lose the motivation to keep trying.

For all the moms out there who need a few inspiring words to keep doing what you do best, I’m pulling out the “teacher” in me and sharing ABC’s of Motherhood, Grammie style.

Acceptance: Accept your child for who they are
Brave: Be brave, at times they will wear you down
Communication: Never assume; ask questions, discuss answers, open communication
Discipline: Let your YES be yes, your NO be no, consistency
Express: Never be afraid to tell them how you feel
Forgive: Always
Grace: With every act of grace, your children gain a touch more love
Humor: Keep a sense of it
Imagination: Allow your children to dream
Joy: It’s in the little things
Kisses: Give them freely, silly, frequently
Listen: Hear what they are saying
Model: Your children are watching
Nurture: Yourself and your family
Optimistic: Show it
Prayer & Patience: Both are a necessity in parenting
Quiet Times: It is okay to ask for it
Remember: They grow up, fast.
Sleep: Put them in their own beds early on for everyone’s benefit
Tenderness/Transparent: Give it, Be it.
Understand: You are not superwoman; she does not exist
Value: Yourself, your spouse, your children
Warrior: Fight for them, be their advocate when needed
X-tra Time: You need time away, schedule it frequently
Yearn for peace: Especially on stressful days, find your happy place
Zealous: You can be a zealous woman and mother

Now you know your ABC’s, won’t you come along and embrace the journey of motherhood!

Michelle
http://grammietime2.blogspot.com

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Which of these ABC’s do you feel you are stronger and/or weaker at?

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9 Comments

  1. Michelle May 13, 2016 at 6:26 am - Reply

    Thank you for inviting me to guest post here this week Latisha. I had fun writing this and I hope it blesses many!

  2. Lisa May 14, 2016 at 12:59 pm - Reply

    Looking forward to hearing about your adventures with your bigger family!

  3. Debbie Kitterman May 14, 2016 at 2:10 pm - Reply

    Latisha – thanks for having Michelle’s post today, it is awesome…. and thanks Michelle for sharing! So let’s see, my kids are 23 and 21 now, so I have to think back some….. hmmm my weaker ABC – definitely discipline – It was hard to stay consistent, but thankfully my husband helped me stay strong…. my stronger – express, imagination, and kisses!! plus a lot more, but i figured i should stop and 3 LOL —

  4. Lowanda J May 14, 2016 at 2:25 pm - Reply

    I hope all is going well for you and the family! I’ll be back to read your post and others tomorrow. I have to go to a graduation party. Thanks for hosting!

  5. Travel Mom Breeze May 15, 2016 at 8:01 am - Reply

    Thanks for this I LOVED it! As a mom to three little girls I can always use a reminder about the ABC’s of motherhood. I especially loved: Understand: You are not superwoman; she does not exist. This is something I have to tell myself over and over again! Thanks for the great post!

  6. Lauren@SimplyLKJ May 15, 2016 at 8:13 am - Reply

    Love this Michelle!!

  7. Keri May 18, 2016 at 5:32 am - Reply

    Love Michelle- these are so good! I love the wisdom shared here!

  8. Michele Morin May 19, 2016 at 6:46 am - Reply

    What a wise grammie you are!

  9. Kelly @RaisingSamuels May 23, 2016 at 12:28 pm - Reply

    This is such wonderful advice! Thanks for sharing with #SocialButterflySunday! Hope to see you link up again this week :)

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