As mothers, we learn how to put our own cares aside in order to take care of our families—and that is beautiful to learn. But in the process, we sometimes forget how much WE matter as mothers. In this podcast, April shares her personal experiences with learning and growing as a mother and how she has learned to prioritize her family AND nurture the mother within.
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I (April) recently had the chance to be on Rachel Nielson’s ‘3 in 30’ Podcast to share a step-by-step process for getting out of overwhelm. This is a topic I am incredibly passionate about, so I hope you love the recording–but I also want to make sure you subscribe to Rachel’s podcast and check out all the […]
what if THIS year you could accomplish all of your goals–because they were made carefully, they were totally doable, and they were exciting enough to get you out of bed with extra energy every morning? Join April and as they discuss goal-setting strategies that really work.
Do you ever make long, complicated lists and expect yourself to accomplish EVERYTHING? I learned (the hard way) that it’s much better to learn the art of renegotiation.
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 […]
When I was cut off from technology, I found an inner clarity and peace that I hadn’t thought possible in a hectic home with four young children. As it turned out, it was possible all along. I just had to stop staring at a screen long enough to see it.
Are you trying to get more organized, but aren’t sure how? Jennifer Brimhall reads some of our favorite posts on organization with ideas to help us all to become more organized and to be more effective, so we can be present and enjoy our families.
Is it really that complicated? As moms, there are simple things we really need to do each day to keep our heads above water.
This article was originally published on April 27, 2011. I’ve always loved organizing tips. It’s fun to learn new ways to sort, process, and complete tasks and projects, but once I became a mother, nearly every piece of organizing advice I received left me feeling frustrated. What worked for most people simply didn’t work for […]
At New Years, we hear a lot about goal setting. But before we start planning all the ways we’re going to make this next year fabulous, we need to create some space in our lives. (Because a cluttered house, a crazy schedule, and a frenzied mind are not helpful when it comes to successful goals […]
We have a lot of great authors here at The Power of Moms, and three of them came through this week with a fantastic smorgasbord of ideas to help moms and families with their school year routines.
I need to face it. My kids are going to grow up. And that’s already happening way faster than I feel ok about. I guess that’s why I latch on with all my heart to ideas I hear or come up with that will help me cherish the moment while they’re young. Some of them […]