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!
In this episode, Saren and real food expert, Stephanie Langford, talk about what “real food” is, why it’s so important, and share concrete and totally doable tips for integrating more healthly foods into our family’s diet – without spending a lot of time or money.
Join April and Saren for a lively discussion about three of the main issues we struggle with in our families – positive communication (reducing all that yelling and whining!), effective routines, and helping our children become more capable and independent.
In this week’s episode, Saren interviews our good friend Amy McCready about her exciting new book, The Me, Me, Me Epidemic. Amy shares three powerful tools from the “Un-Entitler Toolbox” included in her book and offers perspective on the underlying causes and solutions for entitlement.
Want some fresh ideas for making your family road trips more fun and enjoyable? Saren shares her best tips here. (And she’s a pro…)
In this week’s 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 Joy School co-op preschool curriculum, the principles that Saren and Janelle discuss apply […]
In this episode, Saren shares some personal experiences, eye-opening statistics, and research about how important it is for children to engage with nature. She also shares some concrete and easy ways that we can make nature a more meaningful part of our children’s lives.
In this episode, Saren shares some experiences she’s had with one of those age-old parenting issues – getting kids to clean up their room. She also shares some helpful tips for figuring out when it may be time to “give up” or simply let up on certain things that we want our children to do […]