As mothers, we do not need to burn ourselves out with expectations that we will plan outrageously fun and magical activities for our children every single day of their lives. Instead, we can plan ‘highlight experiences’ for our children to spice up the monotony of daily life.
Kind, friendly people are generally more happy and successful than those who are often unfriendly and unkind. As we help our children work on kindness and friendliness, we're helping them to grow and stretch in very important ways. Check out these simple, tried-and-true ideas for teaching our children to be a little more kind and...
It takes real effort on the part of parents, and sometimes a long time for children, to realize that the world does not revolve around them. Check out these tried-and-true methods for teaching children to be a bit less selfish.
We all know there are moments when it takes a great deal of intention to express love to our children. So when one of our editors saw Alissa's list of 100 Ways to be Kind to your Child, we knew we wanted to share it with our community.
Yelling at our children can seem like an impossible habit to break. But Rachel Stafford, of Hands Free Mama, did it. If you're looking for inspiration and encouragement to change, you'll want to check out her post.
Do you feel like a failure as a mother? You'll want to read these beautiful words of encouragement.
Maybe you've been there: trying so hard to be happy, calm, and patient for such a long period of time and under such stressful circumstances that you ultimately lose your temper. Allyson Reynolds have 5 ways to help deal with the emotional earthquakes that inevitably topple our good intentions.
Do you ever dread those moments in the restaurant when everyone is staring at your family? When you know your children’s manners are being critiqued by the grandma at the next table over? Cheryl Cardall shares what she wants to say when she’s that grandma...or sooner.
Fresh homemade bread is one of the best things in the world. But, it takes time and patience to achieve a great loaf. Join author Heather Hale as she uses her culinary skills to teach patience to her son, and remind herself of a few important things in the process.
Patience is a topic we usually reserve for our relationships with our children. But what about developing patience for yourself as the mother of these demanding creatures? Do you work as hard at having patience with yourself as you do at having patience with your children?
The 10-year-old son of a Power of Moms board member invented a game to encourage kindness. We're giving away FOUR copies!
Do you ever wonder if all your work is paying off? “I couldn’t believe what I was seeing! My kids had given sacrificially and unselfishly so that we could have something nice...They demonstrated back to us what we’d been showing them for years.” This mom shares a gift she will not easily forget.