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 […]
Easter can be simple, cheap, and oh-so-meaningful. Here are Saren’s favorite ideas for easy, Christ-focused Easter traditions.
I used to have more mom-related demands in some areas (diaper changing, mess-clean-up, bathing and feeding kids) and a lot less in others (driving to activities, helping with homework, dealing with moods, emotions, and friend drama). As my mom always says, life doesn’t get easier – it just gets different.
It’s 5:30. Everyone is hungry and cranky. There isn’t a lot in the fridge. What in the world are you going to make for dinner? If this sounds familiar, this episode is for you!
In this week’s episode, Saren interviews Stephanie Langford from Entrefamily.com about her amazing and budget-friendly around-the-world family travels and how every family can help their children become “citizens of the world.”
In this episode, Saren talks with Katie Kimball from Kitchen Stewardship about how what we eat, the way we talk about food, and the way we prepare food is such an important part of parenting. Katie offers concrete ideas about how to involve our children more in the preparation of food and really enjoy cooking […]
Most of us set some personal resolutions in January. But what about our families? This is a great time to discuss what’s working and not working in our families and decide on some things we’re going to work on together.
At this time of year, it’s so easy to get caught up in the letters to Santa, the hustle and bustle of getting gifts for our children, and the parties that we lose track of some of the most beautiful opportunities this season has to offer. In this episode, Saren shares concrete ideas for teaching children about giving and creating quality family time during the holidays.
What do you think is the key to happiness? Could it be gratitude? In this episode, Saren shares three great posts on gratitude. Each post offers stories and concrete ideas to help you pump up the gratitude and experience greater happiness in your life.
In this episode, author of “Disrupt Yourself,” Whitney Johnson, offers powerful ideas for how you can heighten your effectiveness and enjoyment as a mom as you Take the Right Risks, Play to your Distinctive Strengths, Embrace Constraints, and Step Down, Back or Sideways to Grow.
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas to help your family really feel the joy of gratitude this month.
In this week’s episode, Saren reads her popular post, A Deliberate Mother’s Guide to Simple Halloween Fun, and shares some of the great comments added by readers. The principles shared here apply to ALL holidays!