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Self Care In Order To Be Mother Bear by Wendy Sue Noah | MotherhoodLater.com – Parents Article

Self Care In Order To Be Mother Bear by Wendy Sue Noah   I consider myself a Polar Bear Mom, through and through! After winning full custody of my five children, whom I lovingly call my ‘tribe’, my life and heart has been dedicated to these magnificent beings who came through me, and who are a part of me, in every way. To put it lightly, it has been tremendously overwhelming raising five children by myself, not only as a…

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How to tick off a Mama Bear with 5 little words – Foster Parents Article

“Did you have them tested?” she asked. “Tested for WHAT?!” I replied while secretly hoping she wouldn’t say what I thought she would say. But alas, she did. “You know… to make sure they aren’t… (whispers) ‘crazy‘ before you decided to keep them.” SCREEEECH!!! HOLD UP! *Cue Mama Bear* “What did you just ask me about my children??? Did I test them before deciding to keep them?? Did you test your bio kids before you decided to keep them? No?…

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“Fighting for Your Kid” Really Just Means Trying Again – Parenting Twins Article

During my first year of teaching kindergarten, a more experienced teacher kindly said to me, “Sometimes being a good teacher just means showing up again the next day.” I never forgot that. Sometimes being a good mother just means showing up again the next day. Trying again the next day. Every teacher struggles tremendously during the first years. I had a student with some serious emotional challenges that I really was not equipped to handle. I went home and sobbed…

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“Fighting for Your Kid” Really Just Means Trying Again – Parenting Twins Article

During my first year of teaching kindergarten, a more experienced teacher kindly said to me, “Sometimes being a good teacher just means showing up again the next day.” I never forgot that. Sometimes being a good mother just means showing up again the next day. Trying again the next day. Every teacher struggles tremendously during the first years. I had a student with some serious emotional challenges that I really was not equipped to handle. I went home and sobbed…

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