A Soccer Mom Experience

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Thanks to Daily Deals for Charleston Moms, the winner of the $25 Visa Gift Card is Liz M! Please send me an email and we will get you hooked up! Thank you Daily Deals, and hey - go subscribe to their e-newsletter!!

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Today I'm honored to be featured over at my friend Andrea's blog, Whispers in the Silence. Andrea and I are teaming up to do an online book discussion through our blogs on the book, The Power of a Positive Momby Karol Ladd and I've written about a mothering moment to introduce it:

He didn’t hesitate; he jumped right in to play soccer with the big boys. He ran, chased the ball, and kicked. He was part of the amoeba-like mass, until suddenly, he broke free and made a beeline for the goal. He had his eye on the prize and he guided the ball straight toward the net.


I'd be honored if you clicked here to continue reading about my Big Guy playing soccer and the lessons we learned.

And, oh by the way, if you'd like to win a copy of The Power of a Positive Mom then you can enter here or over at Andrea's blog.

Giveaway info:

Andrea and I each are giving away one copy of The Power of a Positive Mom. To enter, simply leave on a comment here and tell me when it's hardest for you to remain positive as a parent or share a tip on how to stay positive in the tough moments. Or, you can hop over to Andrea's blog and leave a comment there (but only enter here or there - not both places, please.) You have until this coming Saturday, September 10, 5 p.m. to enter. Winners will be announced on Monday, September 12th.



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6 Responses to “A Soccer Mom Experience”

  1. Loved your article. It was pulling on my heart strings so I think I needed to hear what you had to say. I find it hardest to stay positive when I am trying to do something and the kids are misbehaving or trying to cling to me. Lately I have had a really hard time when they are trying to push keys on the computer with their hands and feet but I came to realize that maybe I was spending too much time on it!

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  2. Great article.  I have felt like that many times, especially with my oldest.  He just went off to first grade today and I am having a hard time letting go!  I think it is the hardest thing to do as a parent!

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  3. My children are older, but I still find it hard to be positive sometimes, especially on those days when my children aren't positive.  I have a 19 year old son who can be rough and grumbly.  But I'm learning that my joy isn't dependent on my kids having joy.  My joy comes from the Lord!

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  4. I'm not a parent but I find the best way to stay positive is to surround myself with little things that bring happiness. A great candle, treasured photo, etc. I've been following your blog for awhile and I wanted to let you know we are doing 5 Days of Giveaways on our blog this week if you want to stop by!

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  5. Even when they are screaming or making me crazy, I am so grateful that they are healthy and that I have the priveledge of being their Momma, that is what I try to remember during the many tough times!

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  6. Hi Lisa - You won! Send me an email and I will get your copy of the book in the mail!

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