I think having a totally stress-free holiday as The Mother is completely unrealistic. I don’t expect perfection, but these are a few of the strategies I’m going to employ over the next few days so that I can experience as little stress as possible on the big day.
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Filter online content, pause the Internet, and give digital devices a bedtime? That’s what Circle does, and we were intrigued. Come find out more and let us know what you think!
A Ryder moving van, a Wheel of Fortune, a torched Hot Wheels car: what decorates your Christmas tree? It’s the treasured little things that bring us together for the holidays, and author Kim Hall shares how they have made “Story Ornaments” a beloved family tradition.
Are you feeling excited but also overwhelmed by the new school year? In a recent article entitled “This School Year, I’m Cutting Myself Some Slack,” author Victoria Fedden offers some wisdom to mothers for avoiding getting “manic” in our goal-setting at this time of year.
At Power of Moms, we believe that a stand must be taken on matters of basic human decency and morality. This is an opinion piece that we hope will invite mothers to participate in this very important conversation. Thank you for your support.
My mother-in-law is the chattiest grandma you have ever met. I’m not really a “baby person” so I don’t naturally start chatting away at them. But I wondered if she was on to something. According to a the most recent issue of the New Yorker, apparently she was.
April offers a step-by-step plan for making this Christmas exactly what you and your family want most.
Good Pictures Bad Pictures is an easy and powerful tool that I believe can make all the difference in protecting our families from addiction. I would love it if every family owned a copy of this book. Think of how many innocent children would be saved!
No one likes to talk about pornography. No one wants to talk about pornography. But Jenson and Poyner’s book resolved my feelings of fear connected with this difficult subject, and replaced them with a feeling of empowerment. For the first time, I feel confident talking about pornography with my kids.
Disney Halloween Time bring families in from all over the globe. If you’ve ever considered going, or if you’re currently planning a trip, this post by April (a former Disney Cast Member) is a great place to start!
If you’re looking for new ways to “think outside the box” when it comes to teaching your children, this podcast with Homa Tavangar provides fun and practical ideas to put a global spin on our children’s education.
As much as we would like to bury our heads in the sand and pretend that pornography isn’t an issue, that’s simply not an option for deliberate mothers. But there’s great news! Teaching and protecting our children has never been more doable. Listen to this powerful, inspiring podcast with Kristen Jenson, author of Good Pictures […]