Most parents would say that having kids is incredibly rewarding and brings them happiness. Mothers especially take a lot of pride and draw their identity from being a mom. So if parenting is so great, why does it feel so stressful sometimes? A 2016 study actually found that parents in the U.S. have a “happiness shortfall” when compared to adults who don’t have kids or even parents in other countries. Researchers were able to [...]
Technology has changed our lives in so many ways. It has made it easier to connect with the people we care about, to find information, to read and watch TV, and play games. Parenting is no exception! We’ve heard many grandparents say that they’re jealous of all the technology available to parents today. So while of course it’s important to set limits and monitor your children’s “screen time,” it’s also okay to embrace the [...]
Welcome to Great Mother Heart! We are so excited to launch the Great Mother Heart blog. We look forward to sharing more information about our organization and the things that are important to all of us. My name is Jones, and I am the founder of Great Mother Heart. I am a husband and father of three. I have been a practicing physical therapist for 19 years. I’ve always been passionate about making a [...]
To know a child takes watching, caring and having an insight that goes beyond the outward appearance.
The words of those great men in history are a testament to the place of influence mothers hold in our lives. Celebrating mothers and the institution of motherhood should be important to all of us. The influence a mother wields on her child cannot be over-emphasized; it is timeless in its impact and powerful in its life-changing capacity.
As human beings, preparation is part of our genetic make-up. We think long and hard about a journey we are about to embark upon. We ponder long and hard about the prospect of going to college; we work hard to secure a scholarship to help offset college costs. In all our endeavors, we take the time to prepare before we undertake any project.