Isn’t love the most important element of discipline and conflict resolution? This 20-minute podcast offers lots of stories and methods for making love the key ingredient in our discipline strategies with our children and our resolution of issues with our spouses and friends.
Posts in the "Deliberate Mothering IdeaCast" category:
Donna West is affectionately known as “Gaming Grandma”; her most prominent “I love you ritual” is playing games with her children and grandchildren. Listen to this podcast about the benefits of this important ritual.
What if your habits, preferences, or ideas clash with a child’s? How do you decide when to accept that particular behavior of theirs (even if it conflicts with yours) and when to try to change that behavior?
Whether you’re facing economic hardships, physical challenges, or emotional difficulties, the principles and stories offered in this 30-minute podcast can help you see the hope and find the power to change your mind and heart even when you can’t change your circumstances.
We all know that motherhood is the best improv show out there. And things rarely turn out as planned. So in the midst of all the chaos and unmet expectations, how can The Power of Acceptance influence us as wives and mothers? What specific things can we do to become healthier, happier women? When a […]
Have you ever wondered how your reality ended up so far from your plans? Join Whitney Winter and April Perry in a lively chat where they share their best ideas and discover the power that comes from accepting the not-so-perfect parts of our lives.
How do you develop the confidence to teach your children well? How do you help your children develop the characteristics that are important to a successful life? And where do you start if you feel like you’re failing miserably? Join April Perry, Co-Director of The Power of Moms, and Tina Marantette, of www.raisingyourchildren.net, as they […]
Whether consciously or not, mothers are always teaching their children. Join us in this podcast as we discuss ways to make great teaching in our homes a reality.
As moms, we wish each moment of our parenting lives could be picture perfect. But, there are always things that we wish we’d done differently. In this podcast, our guest, Karen Baker, discusses some ways she’s found to keep her thoughts clear of regret.
Not everyone has the choice to be a stay-at-home mom, but for those who do, and for those who feel like everyone’s asking them “what they do all day,” here are some ideas from two moms who know that they are more than “just” a mom.
In this podcast episode, Caryn Payzant and Sara Sahagun discuss ways that we can keep an attitude of gratitude and teach our children about being grateful. Sara is a caring mother of three who recently experienced the loss of her husband. She gives wonderful advice about being grateful for what she has. Sara says, “Gratitude means focusing on the things that are good in your life.”
Even moms make mistakes. In this podcast, Lacy Anderson and Emily Watts, talk about how seeing a mother admit mistakes and apologize for them can be the best lesson our children will ever learn.