Hundreds of moms joined our “Get in the Picture Challenge” and it was great to see the wonderful images of motherhood and connections that were shared with us. Here are a couple of collages to offer you a peek at the many beautiful photographs submitted. We hope you’ll keep getting in the picture with your...
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas for making the whole month of November into a season of thanksgiving and joy for your family.
Is it important to be in photos with our kids? Isn't it important to capture our motherhood as well as our children's childhood? Check out the great insights in this article and join our "Get in the Picture" Challenge!
What does "home" mean to you? Beauty and peace and harmony - that's home (in a good moment like this one).
How do we handle the hyped-up but somewhat meaningless holiday of Halloween? Saren shares what works for her family when it comes to costumes, sugar, parties, and pumpkins.
After dealing with the accumulation of way too much stuff during a recent move, Saren figured out some rules of thumb to keep stuff from taking over again in her new house. She also tried a "stuff fast" which resulted in some great side effects. . .
Realistic expectations. Small bite-sized jobs. Job training. This stuff can make a huge difference in the happiness and cleanliness of our homes. Check out Saren's bite-sized job list and a quick video of the certification process that works with her kids.
My oldest son is humbling me, big time. I'm in some uncharted waters as we head into the teen years. But I've figured out a few things that really make a difference.
Are you ready to get back into school routines? Check out the charts and morning, after-school and evening routines Saren's family came up with.
So while there are 1000's of hours of Power of Moms work that needs to be done and countless other timely projects that are important to me and to others, I'm protecting my precious time with my precious kids and training my brain to focus on the here and now.
As I sat down to work on this article, my husband came in to see what I was doing. I told him I was trying to write an article on balance and asked him if he had any wise words for me. ”Balance is overrated” is all he had to say – then told me...
I love my kids and I'm grateful that my dream of having a family had come true. But when I was younger, mothering didn't come as naturally to me. Then, I read a quote by Mother Teresa that stuck with me and I realized that my purpose in life was under my nose. ...