I sometimes worry that by adopting this new parenting philosophy of practicing non-judgment toward other moms, we are forgetting about the other, equally bad extreme: being so hesitant to express an opinion or take a stand on something, that we lose sight of our own values, worry needlessly that any innocent comment will come off
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Several years ago, I helped to create a training course in my job about diversity. The goal of the class was to inspire people to think beyond the common constraints that you think of when you hear the word “diversity”-to go beyond race, ethnicity and gender. There is so much more to all of us
I have been thinking a lot lately about judgment-free motherhood and what a wonderful, freeing, impossible, yet completely possible concept it is. I say “impossible” because judging others seems to be just human nature. Because snap judgments and negative thoughts seem like they are here to stay. I say “possible” because we can totally choose to
In celebration of the upcoming Moms for Moms Day on March 4th I’ve decided to offer up some momfessions for you all. I’m hoping that many of you might be able to relate to some of these and share some momfessions of your own with us. Judgment-free zone, right mommas? Well, here goes… 1. I used
I love your dirty laundry, the dishes in your sink, the mud on your floor. I love the lawn that hasn’t been mowed, the ice remaining on your driveway, the hair that is unkempt. I recently received this text and picture from my spouse: We recently started dog-training with our foster-turned-adopted 6-year-old mutt, Challenger (Challie).
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,