Annalise Van der Merwe

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Kimchi Potato Salad Recipe

[What ‘Yonce Taught Me] Beyonce’s New Album Is The Blueprint For Modern Womanhood

I set aside about a gazillion hours this weekend to dive deep into Beyonce’s latest offering, her self-titled fifth album. I had been waiting for new …

Mum Takes Enchanting Photos Of Her Kids With Their Farm Animals

Russian photographer Elena Shumilova is the immensely gifted individual behind these simply flawless images of her two young boys and their animal …

The Best Gift An Adoptive Mom Can Give

As any crisis-survivor might tell you, holidays have a way of bringing all the low-rolling bubbles up to the surface. Our house happens to be filled …

Motherhood, Remixed

The key to finding equilibrium in the balancing act of motherhood is not trying to have it all, says Tiffany Shlain; it's making your own rules. And …

I Am Mother, Hear Me Roar

I am stretched and tired and fearful.<p>I am wild and brave and broken.<p>But this one life is on purpose, and it's not by accident where I woke up this morning.<p>While my closet has a sense of humor and clothes in every size, my story is richer and fuller for it.<p>I've worn these hips three times around the …

10 Motherhood Truths From Around the World

Mothers.<p>What do women around the world think of raising children?<p>What do mothers all over the world do all day?<p>What do they dream about for their children? Does it matter where they live? Does it matter how much money they have? Does it matter if they live in a small apartment or a big house?<p><b>Are</b> …

Things your mother wants to hear

Here’s to the simple things that mean the most to our kids – spending time together, walking hand in hand, quiet moments at bedtime, staying up to …

Shannan Martin Writes

Palms for Stones<p>Sunday morning we wielded our palms, waving them somewhat awkwardly while a tangle of kids did their best to show us how to rejoice …