In an ideal world, parents would ALWAYS be on the same page, and working together would be a cinch. But getting ourselves in alignment requires the application of a variety of principles, which are not always easy to figure out. Eric and April Perry are starting the conversation here about how to develop a strong...
Struggling to maintain a clean, organized house? These six simple steps may be the key for you and your family!
Homework time is upon us again! Chantol Sego has some excellent ideas to keep your kids on task: a "homework board," a "homework box," and project planning template you can download!
Spoiler alert: Ruth's daughters DO have toys. They just don't have very many, and they are stowed away so they play with only a few at a time. What led her to make such a drastic change? What were the results?
Keeping tweens and teens busy during the summer can be challenging--they need more than just one pool day after another. Allyson Reynolds knows a big part of summer fun for teens and tweens can actually be found in challenging, meaningful experiences, and she has five great ways to keep tweens and teens happy and productive...
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?