We have a lot of great authors here at The Power of Moms, and three of them came through this week with a fantastic smorgasbord of ideas to help moms and families with their school year routines.
Sometimes, I resent that my life even requires the effort it takes to be organized. But you know what? I'm a mom. So whether I like it or not, being organized is a skill I simply have to master.
Organization is not just about finding places for socks and toys. Organizing our lives as mothers requires special attention as well. Join author Cindy McKee as she shares nine helpful hints to organizing life as a mother.
Are you ready to get back into school routines? Check out the charts and morning, after-school and evening routines Saren's family came up with.
It’s an amazing thing to be a mother in the 21st century. We really can “have it all” if we so choose: a family, a career, and the enjoyment of personal pursuits. But if we aren’t careful, we may end up more frazzled than fulfilled.
How do you define balance? Does balance look like a scale to you, where every aspect of your life gets the same amount of time and energy? Or does balance look like a baseball field where you're trying to run around the diamond fast enough to touch each base? These are common “myths” that we...
I like to think we can prevent our children’s brains from turning to slush over the summer. So, how do we enjoy the fun and relaxation of summer while still keeping our children’s brains active?
Mary Croxford used the Golden Rule, a new cleaning rule, and baked goods to teach her children unselfishness and sensitivity. Her results? She says they have been super!
As any mother who has made a wise choice in a tense moment can recall, the confident feeling that follows is priceless.This book teaches how thoughts directly determine our actions; mantras can uplift our thoughts and allow us to act wisely.
Before the world of computers and fancy tri-fold poster board, science projects were a cinch. Today's children have a lot more pressure. They need charts and graphs, and well-written hypotheses. It's enough to overwhelm the children and the parents.
We really needed to focus on the value this month and it made a big difference. This has turned around their behavior 100%--and they are having fun doing it! And, I love the positive methods involved.
Ah, September! It’s one of my favorite months of the year. Not only does September mark the coming of autumn, but it also means back to school. And back to school means back to schedules and routines–a welcome relief to mothers after the crazy, lazy days of summer. At The Power of Moms, we think...