When we think of Memorial Day, most of us think of barbeques, picnics, and the beginning of summer. Sadie McCurry, the wife of an active-duty Army soldier, shares six ideas to help children understand the meaning of the holiday.
What are some basic principles that make family outings into pleasant experiences? Join April and Saren, recording from Disneyland, as they talk about ways every family can enjoy their day trips together.
There are some days when mothering is about as fun as traveling at eighty miles an hour on a blistering hot day on a motorcycle with no windshield in a bug storm! But let’s step back a moment, take ourselves out of the here-and-now and look at the big picture.
Teachers work so hard and are often not fully appreciated for all that they do during and after school hours. Here are 5 great ways to show them some love and let them know how much they have meant to your child.
Summer is almost here! Whatever your family size, age, and personality, we can help make this summer your family's best yet!
Want to learn two specific things that can help you raise your teenager? This podcast with April and her 13-year-old daughter, Alia, can be a great jumping-off point for a discussion with YOUR teen.
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas for gifts for your mom, grandma, mother-in-law, friends - and for yourself!
This excerpt from "Mitten Strings for God" is full of wise words about what happens in a family when the TV goes off. (Just in time for Screen-Free Week!)
We have all been shocked by the tragedy at the Boston Marathon. In this post and podcast, April and Saren discuss our community's best ideas for talking with our children about hard things.
I want my kids to feel a sense of belonging. I want them to believe deeply that they are a part of a whole and that they will never be alone in this sometimes lonely, disconnected world. I suppose I could laminate this sentiment on a piece of paper and stick it on the...
During Passover, we retell the ancient story of the Exodus. It’s an old story, brimming with metaphors and themes. But the one that always speaks to me as a mother is the one I crunch into with the matzah:When the time comes, you don’t have to be totally prepared. You just take what you have...