40 Mama Songs for Mother's Day!

Mother and Child, by Mary Cassatt For years each Mother's Day I gave my baby CD's called Momma Songs to celebrate her giving me my four treasures. Some are silly, some are profound. Some funky, others touching. There are 40 songs here (and some Yo Mama jokes at the end). Scroll through or just listen to the whole playlist. Enjoy!

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Guest Blogger: Kara Sherman on "Not Hating Mothers Day"

Guest Blogger: Kara Sherman on "Not Hating Mothers Day"

Every year Mother's Day comes around and I can already hear the groans from the women: "I hate Mother's Day, I'm not a good mother, Everyone else is better than me, I suck, etc." But really? How awesome is it that each family member gets to celebrate what they like best about you? ...

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7 Ways to Honor Mothers

My children’s mother is magnificent. My own mother was phenomenal. Neither is nor was perfect nor did they have to be. With pride and gratitude I can echo Abraham Lincoln’s sentiment, “Everything I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” My mother and step-father taught me to respect women, girls, mothers and wives. My children are learning the same from my wife and me. My boys will honor the women in their lives and my girls will expect to be honored by the men in their lives. Mothers Day is obviously a great day to show appreciation for our mothers. However, one day is not sufficient. Appreciation, to be effective, must be expressed frequently, regularly and consistently. Appreciation is a relationship non-optional. While appreciation does not need to be over-the-top I think we can easily go beyond one card once a year. Here, then, are seven ways for honoring mothers throughout the year: http://marriageenvy.com/products/7-ways-to-honor-mothers/

Any Dad's Relate to the Work of the Woman, the Craft of the Father?

From one of my fav movies. Any dads relate?

"I stand outside this woman's work. Now starts the craft of the father." —Kate Bush, This Woman's Work, from the movie She's Having a Baby

Please honor the mother of your children. Work your craft to be a father of honor.

BONUS: "This Woman's Work" cover by Maxwell