I was really scared to get pregnant again. I didn’t want my family to go through another nine months of chaos if I couldn’t successfully manage my depression. I feel blessed to say that I’ve received divine inspiration these past seven months on how to better do this.
Tonight my three-year-old and I had a little stand-off. He wanted to wear his brother’s roller skates (instead of his own), and he thought that kicking, screaming, hitting, and biting would do the trick. Dinner was on the stove, my husband was delayed getting home from work, I’d just had a full afternoon of unproductive […]
Children of all ages often feel that they don’t have all the freedom they want and this can be manifest in tantrums and power struggles and teenage rebellion. How do we decide what choices our children should have? How do we help them recognize the freedom they already have? How do we help them learn […]
How can couples learn to consistently lend practical and emotional support to one another? Ramona Zabriskie, founder of Wife for Life University, shares examples of couples in history and how they managed to weave their dreams together and create successful marriages.
Being in control of life simply is not possible: kids get sick, plans get cancelled, job layoffs happen. While the unknown can be scary, being mindful can bring us peace. This book takes the somewhat overwhelming task of beginning a mindfulness meditation practice and makes it accessible for all.
April shares a fun interview with Colin Boyd on a two-step process we can use to acknowledge our children. April and Saren then carry on the conversation with more ideas on how we can acknowledge more and criticize less.
Sometimes we spend time on social media thinking we are using that time for ourselves when, in reality, we’re letting our digital world overwhelm us.
There is no substitute for a good night’s rest! Going to bed early may just make all the difference in helping you accomplish your daily goals. Check out this article for specific suggestions, so you can make getting to bed on time a priority.
In this humorous and inspiring essay, author Amy Makechnie shares her experience of giving her thirteen-year-old daughter a lump sum allowance for the year and watching life lessons unfold.
In this episode, April and Deanne Flynn share simple, tried-and-true tips for helping kids set goals in a way that is easy for moms and fun for kids.
I know my sleep directly affects my abilities as a mother. And although there are many aspects of sleep completely out of my control, this book taught me that there are things I do have control over.
Diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 35, this incredible mother raised three girls and left a legacy that will inspire every one of us. You do not want to miss this beautiful tribute, written by one of her daughters.