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April and I (Co-Directors of Power of Moms) have nine children between us, ages 7 through 14. Over the years, we’ve been able to figure out a lot about what toys and games are timeless, fun, and meaningful. To help you think of great Christmas gifts for those on your list, we’ve worked together to […]
Happy Earth Day! Mary Jenkins has a Top Ten list of ways we can make small changes in our families that have big results for the environment.
Check out these super-simple, meaningful ideas for celebrating and enhancing the love in your home before and during Valentine’s Day.
What we think of ourselves and how we view ourselves begins in our families. What am I doing, as the mother, to shape how my children see themselves? It is not only my voice that becomes my child’s inner voice, but mine is the first.
I was so busy feeling sorry for myself that I failed to see what I did have: an opportunity to create a meaningful Christmas for my own family. My friend helped me appreciate the Christmas I had instead of wishing for one that I could never have again.
You can’t force a moment. I know this but sometimes I still try. Yesterday there were lots of not-so-good moments. The kids were cranky and needy and I worked hard all day but didn’t feel like I got much done. We were late to everything because of domino effects of dumb little things that kept […]
Saren shares simple, tried-and-true ideas for how your children can help children in need during the holidays.
When I was growing up, my siblings and I worked hard in November and December to earn money for Christmas presents. You see, along with the joy of receiving, my parents really wanted us to fully experience the joy of GIVING at Christmastime. So from the time we were very young, we worked, earned money […]
The Family Fun Jar has become one of the most anticipated gifts our children get on Christmas Day – and it’s a gift that keeps on giving all year long. Learn about how to create your own Family Fun Jar and check out the free download offered.
Check out some great ideas and insights for protecting what matters most during the holidays — and enjoy great suggestions for holiday read-aloud classics.
In this 30-minute podcast, Power of Moms Founder, Saren, and her sister Saydi share their favorite Thanksgiving and Christmas memories and traditions and offer principles to guide you as you create unique traditions for your family for each holiday. (Spoiler alert – the traditions that are beautiful to your family may not be Pinterest-worthy – but it’s the FEELING that counts!)