Tag: compassion

World Problems Solved By My Three Year Old

Race Relations  As a working mom of two young kids, admittedly I don’t have much time to keep up with world events. My daily news intake consists mostly of the local weather forecast and traffic updates. So when I saw the headline flash across my TV that the Governor of Missouri had declared a state

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Judging Less Takes Practice – No One’s Perfect

Throughout our Campaign for Judgement-Free Motherhood I’ve tried to emphasize that for those who see the value in judging other moms less, the way to start is by simply noticing when we’re doing it. From my personal experience, it’s easy to go down a dark rabbit hole of judgment and negativity if I choose to

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Judgment Free Parenting

On this blog, we encourage women to “tap into their compassion and let go of their judgments.” Our campaign for Judgment-Free Motherhood focuses on accepting each others decisions regarding parenting choices, but why not take this one step further and apply that compassion and non-judgment towards our children as well. Now don’t get me wrong,

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Announcing: Moms for Moms Day!

This past June the bloggers of CTWorkingMoms.com got together for our second photo shoot. The year before a few of us did a post-baby body photo shoot that really resonated with folks and we wanted to follow up with something as equally meaningful. So we decided to focus on encouraging moms to accept and embrace

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Doing Acts of Kindness…Anonymously

There’s a really neat trend currently going around to honor the 26 victims of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School – I think Ann Curry proposed it shortly after the shootings occurred last year. As the first year anniversary of the horrible event approaches, this trend has regained some momentum and we are seeing (at

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#ThankaBlogger

I know we are all about to be inundated with Thanksgiving related gratitude posts (I’m not complaining, I love gratitude stuff!), but lately I’ve been thinking a lot about this blogging shindig. Sometimes we CTWM’s bloggers talk to each other about how hard it is to blog. I think it’s a common perception that blogging

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Older But Not Wiser? Respecting Your Elders While Respecting Yourself.

It is generally accepted that as we grow older, we gain the kind of wisdom that can only come with life experience.  There is a cultural norm of respecting your elders that I always assumed had something to do with this principle:  in short, grandma has been on this earth longer than you, so shut

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