Every family has its own way of adding value to the world and bringing in the money, and sacrifice is normally a factor in the equation. Each situation has its highs and lows. Remember that you and your spouse are team players and you each bring different skills to the playing field.
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Here’s a fun encore podcast to help support our deliberate mothers this summer. Yes, there’s often a lot of “stuff” to do, but it’s totally possible to enjoy the process. Enjoy!
As mothers, we often feel taxed. And we wonder if we have the energy to keep going. And we don’t ALWAYS enjoy the moments. Today we’re sharing three audio posts to help you take care of yourself and find more joy along the way!
“If I had four more arms and one more brain, I might be able to help you.” This phrase is uttered a lot around my house lately. With five children demanding my attention and help throughout the day, the playing field is very lopsided. I often feel like there is just not enough of me […]
Without nurturing their own energy, passion, and health–and without setting limits on their own activity–women are useful to no one. Self-care is about controlling your own health and happiness. It means the people in your life receive the best of you rather than what is left of you.
There is no bickering or arguing. There are no accusations of “You got to pick yesterday!” In a house with four boys, this tiny victory feels huge.
A few years ago, my family was going through a lot of changes. I looked for books to help my two-year-old know what to expect, but it was hard to find age-appropriate story lines. So I wrote my own book! It might be a perfect approach for you, too.
In this episode of Power of Moms Radio, April talks to Jill Savage about overcoming the perfection infection so we can nurture the mother within and our relationships with those we love.
Do you ever feel like there is a perfect storm brewing all around you? Mothers encounter all kinds of catastrophes (big and small!) on a daily basis. In this episode of Power of Moms Radio, April shares ideas to help avoid having a meltdown when it seems like everything is working against you.
Children need calmness. It gives them a kind of security. Peace and the control of temper is a powerful and important value that is largely a product of love and of the atmosphere created in a home!
There have been many times as a mother when I have experienced mommy burnout. While mommy burnout is probably most acute during the years when there are infants and toddlers in the home, I’ve learned that burnout can occur at any stage of motherhood.
Ah, September! It’s one of my favorite months of the year. Not only does September mark the coming of autumn, but it also means back to school. And back to school means back to schedules and routines–a welcome relief to mothers after the crazy, lazy days of summer. At The Power of Moms, we think […]