In this encore episode, Saren and her friend Janelle discuss what they believe is most important for preschool-aged children and share what the Joy School program can offer to kids – and moms! While this episode focuses on the benefits of the internationally-acclaimed Joy School co-op preschool option, the principles that Saren and Janelle discuss […]
We love the fun parades, barbecues, and fireworks, but here are some ideas to teach the real meaning of the holiday!
Is it our job to make our children’s childhood magical? Or should we simply get out of the way so our kids can make their own magic? Join Saren and April for this encore presentation where they share ideas for how we can: foster creativity in our children as we encourage them to make their own […]
In this fun episode from our archives, Saren interviews her 9-year-old twins about their summer goals and about why goals and some “productive” activities are important during the summer. Feel free to have your children join you in listening to this one!
How can mothers move away from the negative self-talk that leads to the downward-spiraling “OWW” cycle and adopt the beautiful and positive attitudes of the exciting “WOW” cycle? Building on Todd Herman’s “mental game” video series, we’re going to dive into the “how-tos.”
Ready for Father’s Day? Check out this post full of simple and meaningful ideas for working with your children to make Father’s Day wonderful.
In this week’s episode, Saren and April talk openly and honestly about some methods they’ve found to be really helpful when it comes to simmering down during situations that are about to boil over.
Do you dream of exploring the amazing National Parks of America with your family? Many of us have fond memories or exciting dreams when it comes to visiting the National Parks. But actually planning and executing a fabulous trip to one of the National Parks can be quite daunting! What activities/hikes would work best for […]
In this week’s episode, Saren talks with Josie Lauritsen, Founder of Go Jane Give, about easy ways we can use our talents and interests to make fun and meaningful contributions to the causes that call out to our hearts.
Motherhood can sure be overwhelming. The urge to run away is something we all experience at times! In this episode, April and Saren share ideas to help you “run away” regularly through simple and regular breaks – be they 10 minutes long or overnight.
In this episode, Saren and Tiffany Sowby discuss where to push and where to step back when it comes to parenting teens and pre-teens. Alongside many examples from their experience, they offer some practical and simple advice.
Is it OK for our children to have smart phones? Should they be able to have their phones in their rooms at night? Should we set limits on how much time they spend doing different things on their phones and on the computer? What are some ways to monitor what they are doing on their […]