Make an effort to reach out to another mother in your school or neighborhood tomorrow. Try to be a little more neighborly. Open yourself up to the idea of making a new friend. Build strong social and emotional supports among mothers within our living, breathing communities. Because mothers with caring and connected friendships make better moms in general for our children.
Posts in the "Love" category:
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!).
Here at Power of Moms we talk a lot about what it means to be a deliberate mother, and we know that each of you come to this site searching for hope, ideas, and resources that will help you to become the mother you want to be. Today we have a special message for you about […]
Today’s podcast is a flashback 6 years ago to one of our original podcasts at Power of Moms: We all know that love is an important ingredient in any family, but how do you show love to yourself and your family members amidst all the thousands of things there are to do each day? Here’s […]
Our bumpy morning was a simple reminder to me that when my kids are having a tough moment and I find myself guessing what I should do next, it never hurts to take a step back, regroup, reach into my heart, and dish out some extra unconditional love.
Looking for easy ways to make the month of February – and Valentine’s Day in particular – special for your family? These 3 audio posts read by Jennifer Brimhall are chock full of easy, meaningful activities to help your family draw closer together – any time of the year! SHOW NOTES Click below for each […]
Amidst all the tasty treats and heart-shaped crafts our family enjoys for Valentine’s Day, we’ve designed a special tradition that incorporates some real quality time together. We call it our, “We Love to Be a Family” Day. It’s one of the best traditions we’ve started!
How do we be calm in our hearts when our kids are crying and our minds are cluttered with worries about everything from finances to what to make for dinner to how a certain child is behaving? Saren shares important tips and includes a recent TV clip.
When I woke up 30 minutes before my alarm went off, I thought, “If I wake Spencer up right now, he could play the game for a little while before it’s time to leave.” Then came a little internal battle: Really? Do you EVER wake up a sleeping child so he can play a video game?
In this episode, Saren and Tiffany Sowby discuss where to push and where to step back when it comes to parenting teens and pre-teens. Alongside many examples from their experience, they offer some practical and simple advice.
More often than not, the people around us, those we love and those we don’t love yet, are wearing brave faces. It’s likely that you’re doing the same in at least one aspect of your life right now.
Honestly, this is one of the BEST family traditions we’ve ever started. It’s simple. It’s inexpensive. And your family will love it.