12 Pearls of Christmas | Day 11 – Just Like Mary by Carla Anne Coroy

Welcome to the 12 Pearls of Christmas blog series!  Merry Christmas from Pearl Girls™! We hope you enjoy these Christmas “Pearls of Wisdom” from the authors who were so kind to donate their time and talents! If you miss a few posts, you’ll be able go back through and read them on this blog throughout the next few days. We’re giving away a pearl necklace in celebration of the holidays, as well…

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The Writing Trifecta: Writing, Marketing and Motherhood

This month I shared two articles on motherhood by Carla Anne Coroy. She also has a new book out that I also reviewed. Next month I’m reviewing Melissa Foster‘s latest book and today I want to share a link to an article she wrote on motherhood. I was especially interested in her topic because Melissa is the hardest working author in the marketing department I know. Writing the book is…

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Guest Blogger Carla Anne Coroy: Are You a Martyr Mom?

Martyr Mom or Servant Model?   Do you know a martyr mom? She does her teens’ laundry and makes their lunches. She cleans the house from top to bottom—all by herself. She stays up late, day in and day out, doing all of the unfinished work.   She’s the mom who ‘sacrificially’ gives up a family outing—even though they were her kids’ chores she stayed home to do. She recites…

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Guest Blogger Carla Anne Coroy: Emotions of a Married Mom, Solo Parent

Emotions of the Married, Single Mom   A recent survey done by TheBump.com and ForbesWoman.com reveals that between 25% and 65% of both working and stay-at-home moms sometimes feel like married single moms. Reading the responses to this report and comments on blogs, it is quite clear that emotions run high. The deeply felt emotions these women deal with may have been birthed in an unequal distribution of chores, however…

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Book Review: Carla Anne Coroy’s Married Mom, Solo Parent

This is a first, but I hope not a last. I have the opportunity to tell you about a book where the subject matter is real to me, and so is the author. Carla Anne Coroy is a woman I met years ago when we both lived in Upstate New York. She was the coordinator of our local Mothers of Preschoolers chapter, in fact it was the very first year…

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