It’s a wonderful feeling to find a tribe in such an unlikely place. Sure, I love libraries because of free books and quiet corners, but the story time group is one of my favorite communities.
Posts in the "Connecting with Others" category:
What Sleeping for Two Hours a Night Taught Me
Before my due date, I lost count of how many times people told me about sleep deprivation. Looking back, I think this is because it’s their overriding memory of life with a newborn. It’s their way of saying, “‘Welcome to the club; it’s one hell of a ride.”
Three Things Deliberate Mothers Do to Improve Their Families
“Deliberate Motherhood” is something I’ve been hearing about for the past ten years as my mom has been running Power of Moms. Today I am excited to share a few powerful lessons I’ve learned about the attributes that deliberate mothers share worldwide.
I thought I was done with the dating world when I got married, but then I became a mom and it started all over again—I needed to make mom friends. I’m not an expert in mom dating, but this is what I’ve learned.
Six Ideas for Deliberate Gift-Giving
If you’d like to do MORE with LESS this year, you’ll appreciate these simple suggestions from our Power of Moms Community.
Our Holiday Planning Workshop is Happening Now!
Come join us in our free workshop, co-sponsored with LearnDoBecome, to help you get ready for the holidays without the stress!
Mothers Celebrate “Back to School” with Learning Groups of Their Own
As moms around the nation send their children back to school, more than 150 groups of women across the country are seeking out their own learning and growth. These moms are organizing “Learning Circles”–a monthly moms’ night out designed by The Power of Moms (www.powerofmoms.com) to help women connect, share, and learn from each other […]
Laughter, Tears, and the Power of Telling Our Stories – Episode 213
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!).
What I’ve Learned from Making 10,000 Meals for My Family
Have you heard the theory you need at least 10,000 hours of practice to become really good at something? Well I’ve made 10,000 meals for my family, and I’ve learned a thing or two.
Come with Me to Africa and See What Hope Looks Like
Pastor Norman taught me that big things are possible–anything is possible–with hope, faith, and the gathering together of good people.
Spiritual Sundays: Does God Want Our Guilt, or Is He Giving Us a Gift?
When we bump into people who are in need, I don’t know about you, but often the knee-jerk emotion I can feel is GUILT. But man, have we ever got that wrong.
One Fun & Easy Way to Teach your Kids to Serve this Holiday Season
The idea behind the Christmas Eve Scavenger Hunt is very simple: get out into our community and do as much service as we can in the allotted time.