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.
My children all love books. I suspect some of that might be genetic—both my husband and I are avid readers—but I’ve worked hard to cultivate their love for literature. April asked me to share my insights; here are the five strategies I recommend.
The 10-year-old son of a Power of Moms board member invented a game to encourage kindness. We're giving away FOUR copies!
Screen time is an issue for most deliberate mothers. How much time do your children spend in front of a TV, computer, tablet, or phone? Do you struggle to know how much is too much?
In that moment, when I let go of my reactivity and let empathy take over, love happens. Active, useful, healing love. That is motherhood at its best: giving our children that gift of understanding when it is least “deserved,” but most desperately needed.
Together we can make a difference for those 160,000 kids that are too scared to go to school every day! Let’s have this month be less about the cards and chocolates and more about the real actions of love and kindness.
“You get what you get, and you don’t throw a fit.” Have you ever said this to your child? Have you ever said it to yourself? Author Tomie Day Bankhead explains how this simple, childhood lesson can help us accept the disappointments of life and become more optimistic, positive mothers.
There are no more babies in my home. Or my arms. Not that I was all that crazy about the baby stage anyway, but sometimes I’m just not so crazy about the idea of me and my children getting older. And older.
Is your house ever full of crazy little people running around? Does the noise level ever escalade above “comfortable?” Do you ever send your kids outside to play, just to get some peace and quiet? “Little Boy Energy” is full of great ideas for helping your little crazies focus their energy! ...
Do you have a good bedtime routine for your kids? If so, will you please tell Allyson Reynolds about it?
October is National Bullying Awareness Month in the USA, so this month's challenge is to add more kindness in your home and school by challenging your kids to do good!