Motherhood isn’t about being, it’s about becoming. At each stage of motherhood, we are beginners. We don’t just become mothers when we give birth; we become mothers as we trudge through all the trial and error, the self-doubt, the worry, the overwhelmingly hard days, and the joy, too.
“Discipline” and “fun” may not seem like they belong in the same sentence. But they actually work very nicely together. In this 20-minute episode, Saren and April share three simple ideas for making discipline in your home more fun and more effective – at the same time! Listen and learn about how an “angry hat,” a […]
I want to give my teenagers a voice of encouragement that, yes, they can do things on their own!
Would you like some practical ideas to help you live a life that focuses better on the things you care about the most? Join Saren Eyre Loosli, April Perry, Allyson Reynolds, and Kelly King Anderson in a fun Learning Circle-type discussion about how they pick their priorities (or at least how they’re trying…).
We all want our children to be accepted and liked by other children. No one wants their child to be the one everyone stares at, whispers about, ignores, or even laughs at. I believe we also all want our children to know how to treat that child who is different.
This article was originally published on April 27, 2011. I’ve always loved organizing tips. It’s fun to learn new ways to sort, process, and complete tasks and projects, but once I became a mother, nearly every piece of organizing advice I received left me feeling frustrated. What worked for most people simply didn’t work for […]
Have you heard about S.M.A.R.T. Goals? This idea has been gaining momentum over the past several years, and today we’re going back into our Power of Moms Radio archives to bring you one of the very first episodes with April and Saren. Using SMART as a simple acronym, we’re going to have a fun discussion […]
Do you sometimes wonder where “the old you” went? Looking for ways to replenish this year? Here are some great ideas!
While some things change as you move from one stage to the next, other challenges remain the same. I think finding a balance between getting personal work done and being fully present for our children is something mothers will always struggle with
This article was originally published on December 31, 2013. I grew up thinking that the mandatory requirement of New Year’s Day was to create a long list of resolutions. So I did. And I still do. (Because it’s a habit…and because it’s fun.) But what I’ve come to learn over the past few years […]
At New Years, we hear a lot about goal setting. But before we start planning all the ways we’re going to make this next year fabulous, we need to create some space in our lives. (Because a cluttered house, a crazy schedule, and a frenzied mind are not helpful when it comes to successful goals […]
Here are the top 12 most-read and most-shared posts from this past year. Many of these posts can help as you think through your New Year’s Resolutions!