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What Happens When Your Instincts Are Wrong?

What Happens When Your Instincts Are Wrong?

So often we use our instincts to respond to the needs of our children. We go with our gut. But what if our gut is wrong? Amanda Hamilton Roos shares her discovery of what really matters when instincts lead you astray.
Motherhood IS About You - Episode 75

Motherhood IS About You – Episode 75

Motherhood is about helping our children become the people they want and need to be. Yes. But motherhood is also about helping OURSELVES become the people we want and need to be.
How Moms Can Go "Back to School" Too

How Moms Can Go “Back to School” Too

As the school year starts, we help our children embrace new learning opportunities and friendships while helping them get organized and set up for success. Here are some simple ideas to help YOU enjoy more learning, friends and organization too!
Book Summary: The Element

Book Summary: The Element

Ken Robinson's book focuses on teaching why it is so important that we find what we are passionate about--our "element." He explains how creativity is vital to a fulfilling life, and how there are limitless types of intelligence and ways of being creative--in other words, no one is stupid or unimaginative.
Book Summary: Say Goodbye To Survival Mode

Book Summary: Say Goodbye To Survival Mode

In Say Goodbye to Survival Mode, Crystal Pain, of Money Saving Mom, has created a step-by-step guide to help women find balance and joy in motherhood.
Learning to Love the Process, Not Just the Result

Learning to Love the Process, Not Just the Result

I love the feeling of checking things off my list and progressing towards goals. But I'm learning to cherish the "doing" just as much as the "getting it done." Motherhood is about processes, not just results.
Built to Last

Built to Last

Are you outlasting the challenges of motherhood? Or is your endurance in need of some work? As mothers, we need to remember that we are built for the long haul—to outlast the hard moments, days, weeks, and years we have before us. We are built to last.
A Powerful Alternative to Setting Goals

A Powerful Alternative to Setting Goals

I grew up thinking that the mandatory requirement of New Year’s Day was to create a long list of resolutions. So I did. And I still do. (Because it’s a habit…and because it’s fun.) But what I’ve come to learn over the past few years is that there’s an amazingly powerful process that helps me...
Big Things are Made out of Little Things

Big Things are Made out of Little Things

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. ...
What's Not That Important? Radio Show Episode 36

What’s Not That Important? Radio Show Episode 36

What have you realized isn't as important as it seemed to be at first? We come into motherhood with ideals about how things are going to go - then we realize that some of those ideals just aren't realistic or aren't all that important. April and Saren discuss what they've "let go" of -...
Growth Means Growing Pains for Child--and Parent

Growth Means Growing Pains for Child–and Parent

Because we expect “progress” to mean “improvement,” we sometimes forget that growth means “growing pains” both physically and emotionally for both parent and child. Just as my son’s joints ached as he grew four inches over a summer, so too do we hurt sometimes as we stretch to new heights in our lives together.
The $100 Allowance (Part 2)

The $100 Allowance (Part 2)

Last year, Amy Makechnie’s 13-year-old daughter requested a lump sum allowance of $100. So, how did the experiment turn out? Read the follow up to Amy’s popular post.