How To Be a Better Mother By Practicing H.O.P.E. (Helping Others Practice Empowerment) – With Mother’s Day around the corner, there’s no better time to talk about the ways we can be better mothers for our children! Following Mothers In Crisis, Inc.’s wonderful example, we’re sharing the ways you can help empower, uplift, and support your children right here on Newsymom!
April was a special month for all those who believe in the power of H.O.P.E. – Helping Others Practice Empowerment. This month is dedicated to spreading positivity, uplifting spirits, and making a difference in the lives of those around us. And what better way to celebrate the month of Mother’s Day than by being better mothers, who can serve as positive role models to our children and the community?
Mothers In Crisis, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) faith-based non-profit organization. “Mothers In Crisis is committed to linking families and communities together to provide networks of support and encouragement for families to live productively, empowered, hope-filled lives.” Dr. Rosalind Y.L. Tompkins founded Mothers In Crisis in April 1991. Mothers In Crisis reaches out to families by providing prevention, intervention, inspiration and support through HOPE, (Helping Others Practice Empowerment).
We’re Responsible for Shaping Our Children
As mothers, we have a tremendous responsibility to shape the lives of our children and inspire them to become better individuals. And the best way to do that is by leading by example. By practicing H.O.P.E. in our daily lives, we can teach our children the importance of empathy, kindness, and generosity.
What it means to be a role model…
Being a positive role model means demonstrating kindness and compassion towards everyone we meet. We can start by being mindful of our words and actions, and by treating everyone with respect and dignity. We can teach our children the value of diversity and inclusion, and encourage them to stand up for what is right.
Moms carry the power to make (or break) spirits
Uplifting spirits is another crucial aspect of H.O.P.E. As mothers, we have the power to brighten up someone’s day with a simple act of kindness. Whether it’s a smile, a compliment, or a helping hand, we can make a difference in the lives of those around us. And by doing so, we can inspire our children to be kind, compassionate, and generous. Be mindful of the things you’re saying or doing that can break down your child’s spirit!
Be the ray of light in your child’s day: spread kindness wherever you go!
Finally, spreading kindness is at the heart of H.O.P.E. We can make the world a better place by spreading kindness wherever we go. Whether it’s through volunteering, donating to a worthy cause, or simply lending a listening ear, we can make a difference in the lives of those who need it the most.
April is the perfect month to celebrate H.O.P.E. and be better mothers by practicing kindness, uplifting spirits, and spreading positivity. By being positive role models, we can teach our children the importance of empathy, kindness, and generosity. And by spreading kindness, we can make a difference in the lives of those around us. Let’s make this April a month of H.O.P.E. and inspire others to do the same!
Has it been challenging to spread positivity because of all the things life is throwing at you? The SCCAA Community Actions Pathway HUB is a fantastic program to ease your worries and provide education, resources, and support to help new and young mothers in the following ways:
- Getting a ride to an appointment
- Supplying baby items, including diapers or a crib
- Help with your other children
- Getting a doctor’s care
- And more!
For more information, please contact the SCCAA Community Actions Pathway HUB at (330) 454-1676 ext. 153.