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.
Ever feel like you move from one task to the next, but never actually get the most important things done? We've been there, too. Join our conversation on how to reverse this . . . even as a busy mother.
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.
This podcast is for every mother who wants to slow down, see the value in her work, and experience true contentment (at EVERY stage of motherhood).
Oprah Winfrey, Rachael Ray, and Katie Couric have all featured NYT best-selling author Julie Morgenstern. And now she has stopped by Power of Moms!
Last week, we enjoyed a great 45-minute teleclass with Richard and Linda Eyre, authors of the NY Times Bestseller, Teaching Your Children Values. We invite you to enjoy the recorded teleclass which includes: a little history on how Teaching Your Children Values became the first parenting book since the 1950′s to hit #1 on the...
What;s your Personal Best? Join April Perry and Andrea Davis as they discuss methods for focusing on our own "personal bests" and giving ourselves relief from trying to measure up to someone else's standards.
For Amy's 40th birthday, she and a wonderful group of friends (who called themselves "The Giving Crew") decided to do 40 acts of kindness in their community. This inspiring podcast will show you how they did it--and how you could make this a new tradition in your own family.
How does a mom de-clutter, organize, and maintain her home when there are children living in it . . . and when she has a zillion other things to do? This podcast with Marilyn DeBry and April Perry will point you in the right direction.
You have a powerful voice, and the more you use it, the stronger it will become. Join Sarah Hull and April Perry (in their minivan-sound-studio) as they encourage you to confidently and deliberately develop your own voice.
This 20-minute podcast by Saren, her mom, and her sisters, Saydi, Shawni and Charity, offers simple, meaningful ideas for creating a wonderful Thanksgiving season.
If you've ever felt uncomfortable about having "the talk" with your children--you'll love this podcast where April Perry and her 12-year-old daughter, Alia, discuss basic principles for having healthy, positive conversations about intimacy.
Based on ideas from the book, "Time Management from the Inside Out," Adina Soclof (from Parenting Simply) joins Power of Moms Co-Founder April Perry to discuss powerful ways mothers can become more productive and purposeful in the way they use their time.
Everyone has something to teach. Everyone has talents. But building those talents doesn't have to come at the exclusion of building our families. Join Power of Moms Co-Founder, April Perry, and Mindy from Cute Girls Hairstyles in this inspiring podcast.
Want to learn a simple method for helping children to accomplish their school work in a confident, timely manner? This podcast with Saren and April features powerful tips to help your whole family.
Have you ever looked at yourself in the mirror and felt incredibly frustrated by what you see? Join April Perry, Power of Moms Co-Founder, and Lindsay Kite of Beauty Redefined as they discuss how to develop healthy perspectives and habits to strengthen mothers . . . and future generations.
What does balance really mean? In this one-hour podcast, Saren Loosli and Chrysula Winegar discuss how examining your priorities will help you find balance.
Sometimes I (April) struggle to help my children set and achieve goals. I want them to be excited about life, and I want them to progress within their areas of interest, but the whole process can feel a bit overwhelming. So I teamed up with DeAnne Flynn, an inspiring mother of seven children (ages 8-22),...
Ever wondered how to appreciate your body (in spite of all its "imperfections"), while also making time to give yourself the nutrition and exercise you need? You'll love this podcast with Dawn Wessman and April Perry.
We've all had those days, haven't we? The groceries got left in the car, the sock got stuck in the vacuum . . .. And you think what else could possibly happen today?!" Join Kristine Jones and April Perry as they discuss ways to manage all those crazy moments.
April’s recent article, Your Children Want YOU, struck a serious chord with moms. In the last few days, over a million mothers have read and shared it. In this podcast, Saren and April, the founders of The Power of Moms, discuss thoughts on why this post went viral and what moms can to do avoid the “compare snare” and celebrate the unique strengths...
Come join April Perry in a fun and meaningful discussion with Sarah Osmotherly--where we discuss why we need social time with other mothers, what we loved about our experience at the Retreat, and what we can do to become really rockin' mums.
Do you have a passion that inspires you to get out of bed in the morning? Join us for our first international podcast, featuring Saren, April, and four powerful mums from Australia.
California Mother of the Year 2012, Beverly Nelson, mothered 11 teenagers. She calls them "baby adults" and in this podcast, she and Caryn Payzant discuss the tactics she used to maintain patience and instill values in her teenagers.
In this podcast April Perry with Mary Jenkins discuss how The Power of Moms has helped create more structure in her family. She also talks about her favorite resources for children with autism, and provides encouragement for other mothers as well.
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.
Isn't love the most important element of discipline and conflict resolution? This 20-minute podcast offers lots of stories and methods for making love the key ingredient in our discipline strategies with our children and our resolution of issues with our spouses and friends.
Donna West is affectionately known as "Gaming Grandma"; her most prominent "I love you ritual" is playing games with her children and grandchildren. Listen to this podcast about the benefits of this important ritual.
What if your habits, preferences, or ideas clash with a child's? How do you decide when to accept that particular behavior of theirs (even if it conflicts with yours) and when to try to change that behavior?
Whether you're facing economic hardships, physical challenges, or emotional difficulties, the principles and stories offered in this 30-minute podcast can help you see the hope and find the power to change your mind and heart even when you can't change your circumstances.
We all know that motherhood is the best improv show out there. And things rarely turn out as planned. So in the midst of all the chaos and unmet expectations, how can The Power of Acceptance influence us as wives and mothers? What specific things can we do to become healthier, happier women? When a...
Have you ever wondered how your reality ended up so far from your plans? Join Whitney Winter and April Perry in a lively chat where they share their best ideas and discover the power that comes from accepting the not-so-perfect parts of our lives.
How do you develop the confidence to teach your children well? How do you help your children develop the characteristics that are important to a successful life? And where do you start if you feel like you’re failing miserably? Join April Perry, Co-Director of The Power of Moms, and Tina Marantette, of www.raisingyourchildren.net, as they...
Whether consciously or not, mothers are always teaching their children. Join us in this podcast as we discuss ways to make great teaching in our homes a reality.
As moms, we wish each moment of our parenting lives could be picture perfect. But, there are always things that we wish we'd done differently. In this podcast, our guest, Karen Baker, discusses some ways she's found to keep her thoughts clear of regret.
Not everyone has the choice to be a stay-at-home mom, but for those who do, and for those who feel like everyone's asking them "what they do all day," here are some ideas from two moms who know that they are more than "just" a mom.
In this podcast, Saren Eyre Loosli and Tiffany Sowby discuss their ideas and practical advice for building up our families and creating a positive attitude in our homes. How can we concentrate on the good things? How do you keep your confidence up? How do you help your children see all the...
In this podcast episode, Caryn Payzant and Sara Sahagun discuss ways that we can keep an attitude of gratitude and teach our children about being grateful. Sara is a caring mother of three who recently experienced the loss of her husband. She gives wonderful advice about being grateful for what she has. Sara says, "Gratitude...
Even moms make mistakes. In this podcast, Lacy Anderson and Emily Watts, talk about how seeing a mother admit mistakes and apologize for them can be the best lesson our children will ever learn.
Sometimes it feels like implementing quality traditions into our homes is "just one more thing" to do. In this podcast, you'll be reminded that traditions don't have to be "big" or stressful in order to be magical.
Extracurricular Activities are fun and add dimension to a child's life. These activities are a great way to discover and develop talents; but if you aren't careful- they can take over!
Finding time with your spouse is not a simple feat. And once you find that time, how do we focus our time with our spouses?
Alone time is an important part of nurturing the person inside the mom, but how do we make sure that we are accomplishing what's most important during that time?
Do you want to be sure that the time you spend with your children is quality time? Whatever the ages and stages of our children, our time together matters.
Join Power of Moms Co-Director, April Perry, and her husband, Eric, as they discuss powerful principles for building a strong family on a strong marriage.
Ever find yourself saying, “There isn’t enough of me to go around” or “I just can’t fit one more thing into this day” or “I’m feeling so frazzled right now”? Having time in each day to do all the things you want to do to be a great mom is a huge balancing act. ...
Do you ever feel empty, unsatisfied, or like something is missing? Do you feel guilty because you have a good life, but you are always looking for more? Are you under the impression that being a mom should fill and complete you . . . but it doesn’t? That’s okay! You’re in good company. After...
Today I had the privilege of podcasting with Whitney Johnson, a talented mother of two and the inspiration behind the blog, “Dare to Dream.” I feel so inspired from the experience, and I’m excited to share our conversation. Do you feel like nurturing your talents is nearly impossible if you’re simultaneously trying to be a...
Cookies in the milk jug, tantrums at the grocery store, strong personalities you wish you could control . . . . It feels nearly impossible sometimes to keep your wits about you when everything seems to be going wrong. In this podcast, we’ll discuss questions like the following: “What defines patience?” “Is anger a choice?”...
We all know that love is an important ingredient in any family, but how do you show love to yourself and your family members amidst all the thousands of things there are to do each day? Here's a podcast where we talk about ways to create a loving home. environment.
Does your situation, family, house, or life ever drive you crazy? Do you ever feel sub-par, behind the game, or like you’ll never “arrive”? Throughout the month of January, The Power of Moms is focusing on The Power of Acceptance–accepting ourselves, our family members, and our life situations. This also includes having realistic expectations and...
Hello! I’m Alia, April Perry’s daughter. In this podcast, we will be talking about Seeing Need. My sister (Grace), my mom (April), and I will explain the basic things about it. Seeing Need is VERY simple. All you need is somewhere to record points, ways to receive the points, and fun rewards from the points....
My children are dancing around me in the kitchen, anxious to go out to Chuck E. Cheese, and I am typing on my computer, trying to finish “just one more thing.” For many moms in this digital age, balancing on and off-line relationships, work, and activities can be a challenge. How can we let the...
Do you know what a S.M.A.R.T. Goal is? Using the letters of the word SMART, you can see what we are talking about: S = SPECIFIC–Pick a goal that is something you can “pin down.” M = MEASURABLE–You’ve got to have a way to measure your progress or you will never feel like you’ve accomplished...
Do you ever feel like there are too many choices regarding how to spend your time? Would you like some practical ideas and inspiration to help you live a life that emphasizes the things that matter most in your life? Join Saren Eyre Loosli, April Perry, Allyson Reynolds, and Kelly King Anderson in a fun...