I (April) met Joanne Miller in person a few months ago, though I’ve known of her for years. Knowing what I know now, I wish it hadn’t taken me so long to find her. You know how deliberate motherhood feels utterly impossible sometimes? Maybe you feel like you’re stretched too thin or that the cards are totally stacked […]
In today’s podcast, author Rachel Nielson reads four of her articles about concrete ways that she finds hope and fulfillment as a mother, even in the hardest of times.
At my first set of student-teacher conferences, I was taken aback when an Indian mother turned to me and said, “Please be stricter with my son. he needs a firm hand, and he needs to take his studies much more seriously.” I had thought her son was doing just fine, but she clearly thought he could do much better.
In this quick podcast, April and Patty discuss really simple ways to help our children enjoy creating their own art (even if they don’t seem naturally inclined towards art and even if their moms aren’t artists themselves!).
Do you ever feel that you are not enough? That you need to be June Cleaver, Kelly Rippa and Martha Stewart all rolled into one? It’s exhausting to even think about – not to mention impossible to do! In this series of audio posts, Power of Moms Team Member, Jennifer Brimhall, shares three great posts that […]
Here’s a simple way to connect ourselves to God each morning before launching into our daily task list.
A “Bright Line” is a clear, unambiguous rule that you just don’t break. It’s a boundary you create for yourself that you simply don’t cross. Susan Peirce Thompson–one of the most compassionate, intelligent, deliberate mothers I know, joins us in this episode to talk about how Bright Lines can help us to reach our goals […]
In an ideal world, parents would ALWAYS be on the same page, and working together would be a cinch. But getting ourselves in alignment requires the application of a variety of principles, which are not always easy to figure out. Eric and April Perry are starting the conversation here about how to develop a strong family culture TOGETHER.
Screen time is an issue for most deliberate mothers. How much time do your children spend in front of a TV, computer, tablet, or phone? Do you struggle to know how much is too much? In this episode, Saren and April offer some ideas that can really help!
Need some great tips for helping your family stay screen-free this week? Here’s a link to a past page for some great information and resources to help you accomplish that and get reconnected in real ways: Join Us for Screen-Free Week
We want to make changes and improvements in our lives, but sometimes it feels like there are either WAY too many changes to make–or the changes themselves feel too big. Not anymore! Enter “Tiny Habits for Moms,” a simple, amazing process that will make positive changes practically effortless.
Wish your little ones helped out more around the house? Linda Fogg-Phillips of Tiny Habits® Academy may have the answer you’ve been looking for. Studies show that children develop lifelong habits breathtakingly early, and this article shares great ideas for how to get your toddlers on board.