A Martyr for Mothers

Raising kids naturally

Happy Birthday to me and a present for you

November 20th, 2007

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On Friday I turn 32. Wow! I remember when I was 23, it seemed like a long long time ago. After the boys came in from 26 it was like say bye bye to life as you knew it. Well now the boys are five and three ... MORE...

In memory of our kids

October 6th, 2007

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I've set myself a target called great moments make great memories. Now every day more and more when I see my kids doing something, whether is by themselves or with me I think, is the way I want them to spend their childhood? ... MORE...

The importance of DAD

September 29th, 2007

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I watched the movie Himalaya yesterday with the boys, at one point the dad asked his monk son why he'd chosen to come with him accross the mountain in Nepal to trade the salt when he coulf have stayed in the relatively easy life of ... MORE...

When it pays off to be a stay at home mom

September 29th, 2007

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By Sky News SkyNews - Friday, September 28 11:13 am Women in their thirties who appear to "have it all" compared with previous generations are in fact exhausted and unhappy, a survey has claimed. The demands of being a homemaker, mother and holding down a job is leaving them "physically ... MORE...

The meaning of housewife

September 28th, 2007

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I made a friend on the net. A young 26 year old. He asked me what I did I typed 'I take care of my kids'. He responded 'So you're a housewife'. I was like no. Hell no! House ... MORE...

The Sprinting Mothers

September 22nd, 2007

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It’s hard to say to your friend that her mothering stinks. Why do some people have children? Why can they only love soft pudgy little squealing things under the age of two. And what do you do when this type of person ... MORE...

Boys making butter

September 20th, 2007

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After reading the entry on making butter. I thought well why not let the kids have a go at it. Here are the pics...Well I only wished I had thought about smocks and doesn't any one know if there is a silent mixer on the market?... MORE...

the bridge between homeschool and preschool

September 18th, 2007

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I picked up my son from school today and he was as chirpy as ever. "Mummy I played and I played and I played. I had so much fun!" Over lunch he lays a French sentence on me and I am like wow! He be speaking ... MORE...

Time to Let Go

September 17th, 2007

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To do what's right for your kid takes a lot of guts. Especially when it means doing something which the kids doesn't want like - starting 'normal school'. So when and how did a homescholing mother like myself decide it's time to let go? Three weeks ago. In ... MORE...

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nour·ish (nûrsh, nr-)
  1. To provide with food or other substances necessary for life and growth; feed.
  2. To foster the development of; promote: “Athens was an imperial city, nourished by the tribute of subjects” (V. Gordon Childe).
  3. To keep alive; maintain: nourish a hope.

Originating from Latin Nutrire which means to feed or suckle

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