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Family Activities and Traditions
Live Like a Tourist

Live Like a Tourist

if you’re feeling a little stale these days and not at all like the fun mom you used to be or thought you would be, maybe you just need to get out of your workplace (the home) and start living like a tourist.
Keeping It Clean

Keeping It Clean

Tired of begging, nagging, and threatening your kids to clean up? Read these creative suggestions from Danielle Porter to make clean-up time fun!
Two Simple Ways to Nourish Family Life

Two Simple Ways to Nourish Family Life

How can we build relationships and memories when our family time is eaten up by media and extracurricular activities? Saren shares some simple and helpful practices that can make a real difference.
Disneyland and Making Day Trips Work - Episode 70

Disneyland and Making Day Trips Work – Episode 70

Looking for some great Disney insider tips from moms you can trust? This episode features excellent ideas for making your Disneyland vacation (or ANY day trip!) a family-strengthening experience.
Raising Global Children - Episode 67

Raising Global Children – Episode 67

How do we raise children who feel at home in the world? How do we create homes full of rich traditions, fun (and educational) discussions, and exciting new experiences that build character and compassion? This podcast will show you how.
Six Tips for Road Trips with Little Kids

Six Tips for Road Trips with Little Kids

If the itch to travel hasn't stopped just because you have kids, try these six tips for road trips with little ones.
Summer Goals (from the perspective of two 9-year-olds) - Episode 66

Summer Goals (from the perspective of two 9-year-olds) – Episode 66

In this fun episode, Saren interviews her 9-year-old twins about their summer goals and about why goals and some "productive" activities are important during the summer. Feel free to have your children join you in listening to this one!
Family Time: Just Show Up

Family Time: Just Show Up

I am not exaggerating when I say that we cannot do without this designated Family Time now. It is sacred and precious, and requires nothing but showing up. I had no idea anything about parenting could be this easy.
Real Magic in Childhood: Episode 62

Real Magic in Childhood: Episode 62

Is it our job to make our children's childhood magical? Or should we simply get out of the way so our kids can make their own magic? Join Saren and April as they discuss a variety of perspectives to help us find the right balance.
Mom Adventures

Mom Adventures

During the summer I sometimes feel guilty when I ignore my children to do housework. Other times I feel frustrated because I give them attention but neglect essential tasks. I realized something needed to change, so I instituted a tradition that has since been the highlight of summer.
A Mother's Day to Remember

A Mother’s Day to Remember

A year ago, I was dreading Mother’s Day. But the day turned out quite differently than I had expected. Looking back, I realize it was not because of special treatment I received, but because I made a decision to find joy in the day no matter what.
Ten Small Habits with Big Results for the Environment

Ten Small Habits with Big Results for the Environment

Happy Earth Day! Mary Jenkins has a Top Ten list of ways we can make small changes in our families that have big results for the environment.