I am and always have been a firm believer in the separation of church and state. I agree that God should be taken out of all secular/governmental oaths, offices, money, the pledge, etc. I do think that this separation is hard for some people though because their stance on moral issues comes from their religion.
There are many blog posts out there about being a lonely mother. The topic has a lot of interest and it totally makes sense considering that motherhood really is lonely, especially for stay at home moms. I’m sure there are many other factors that can be rough as a working mother as well, including judgments from those around you. No matter your situation motherhood is a tough job.
I’m very much a liberal in my political views. I would not call myself a Democrat because depending on the issue I may not agree with the Democratic side but for most issues I lean liberal. That being said I’m a Christian. I do not know what happened to make it seem like all Christian’s are Republicans and intolerant. I know many extremist Christians, Evangelical Christians, are very loud, proud, and make their selves known, and in doing so there has been a major backlash at the religion or people that do believe.
I have been a mother for 14 months. I have an absolutely beautiful and smart little girl. This past year has flown by. There have been good days and bad. There has been utter exhaustion and complete joy. I have to admit right off that bat that becoming a mother is the greatest accomplishment I’ve ever had.
I’ve been thinking a lot about the importance of patience. I have always considered myself a very patient person, but in reality I have put an age limit on it. I’m extremely patient with children until preteens….