The Hand That Rocks The Cradle

A gentle reminder for the mothers out there (and fathers can benefit too): In ancient history the mother of the future king was often one of the most powerful people in the kingdom, sometimes 2nd only to the king. Why? Because they knew her influence on the future of the kingdom was immense, often more than any other person. In our society today, though, motherhood takes a backseat to so many other things. Even the most powerful lawyer, the most skilled surgeon, the best executive, can and will be replaced the day after they retire, but a good mother is literally irreplaceable. Let’s not sacrifice our largest influence (motherhood) for secondary gains (literally anything else). That looks different for different…