How does a deliberate mother handle Halloween? Here are some of our previous posts to help you prioritize your efforts this season.
Do you find Halloween to be fun? Stressful? Scary? Annoying? All of the above? How can you make Halloween really work for your family? In this week’s encore episode, Saren reads her post, A Deliberate Mother’s Guide to Simple Halloween Fun, and shares some of the many great comments from readers that offer further ideas. The principles […]
It’s so hard to make ourselves tackle projects that feel overwhelming! But when we keep putting things off, we feel bad. In this episode, April and Saren share an exciting new way to reduce your procrastination by leaps and bounds and get the right things done in a more positive and stress-free way. Show […]
This week we are bringing back one of our earliest podcasts—Finding Joy When We’re Barely Surviving, which stemmed from this question from a mom in our community: “How am I supposed to find the joy in motherhood when all I can do is keep my head above water? I am barely surviving, let alone thriving!” […]
To help us all clear the clutter in our lives (physical AND mental), we thought we’d dig back in the archives and revisit this well-loved podcast. We come into motherhood with ideals about how things are going to go – then we realize that some of those ideals just aren’t realistic or aren’t all that […]
Have you ever wanted to get the whole house clean in just one month? Whether this is a project you’re interested in doing now–or at some time in the future, I (April) thought you might like to come behind the scenes with me and my daughter Alia as we cleaned up every room in preparation […]
Power of Moms Co-Director, Saren, spent a solid month visiting the 12 oldest National Parks in the west last summer (camping the whole way!) we made sure to have the top multi-tools for the outdoors. In this week’s encore episode, Saren talks with April about how this trip came to be and what her family […]
This mini-podcast was recorded a few years ago by me (April) and my friend Tricia Baird. Tricia had taken some parenting classes to certify to become a foster parent. Here she briefly shares a few pearls of wisdom, and three of her tips have made a HUGE difference for our community–with literally tens of thousands […]
How can we as mothers bring healthy and positive emotions into our parenting–and get our kids to laugh more? Kate and April share ideas on how we can make space for our children’s emotions (and ours, as well!).
fIn this encore 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 and pack our kids food is such an important part of parenting that’s why so many parents get the best food and appliances for making it, and packing […]
Are you getting worried about summer? Often we want to use this season wisely and well, but be relaxed at the same time. We want to spend time with our kids, but we also don’t want them to drive us crazy! Before I continue about this audiopost, I wanted to mention a site with […]
Today we are bringing back a favorite episode to help you prepare for summer. We know those long, lovely summer days can become some of our family’s best memories, but how do we create a little more structure so that summer break is enjoyable for EVERYONE? April and Saren share detailed, tried-and-true ideas for summer […]