The word “housework” is often corrected to “drudgery,” “whining,” and “necessary evil.” But housework can actually be a fun and meaningful relationship-building activity. Saren and April share practical and simple ideas for how we can get our children effectively and positively involved in keeping up our homes.
Posts in the "Family Life Podcasts" category:
Creating a Strong Family Identity
In this episode, April and Saren offer concrete ideas to help you decide together who you want to be as a family and come up with fun family mottos, mission statements, cheers, and/or songs to help you support that vision.
Simple Everyday Traditions
Join Saren and April for a lively discussion about how we can create super-simple but very meaningful “rituals” with our families during our morning routines, after-school snack time, dinner time and tuck-in time.
Helping Our Children Be More Grateful
Power of Moms Founder Saren and her sister Shawni (who runs the popular blog, 71 Toes), discuss simple ways to help our children appreciate all that they have and experience the joy of gratitude more fully.
Discipline + Fun = Success
Listen and learn about how an “angry hat,” a “gunny bag,” some puppet shows or role plays, and the chance to “start over” can really teach and inspire positive behavior in your home.
One-on-One Time With Our Children
Great relationships with our children require an investment of time and energy, and one-on-one time (though often tricky to get) is a fantastic way to build family bonds that will last. Join Saren and April as they share tried-and-true ideas for making one-on-one time effective and enjoyable.
Organizing Our Stuff
Feeling overwhelmed by the stuff in your home? In this episode, April and Saren offer practical tips for streamlining and organizing the toys, clothes, dishes and furnishings – with the help of the whole family. Join the conversation!
Building Strong Relationships With Teenagers
Power of Moms Co-Founder, Saren, and her sister, Shawni, who runs the popular blog 71 Toes share what they’re learning about building and maintaining strong relationships with teenagers.
What Really Matters
In this episode, Saren talks with her parents (Richard and Linda Eyre, NYTimes #1 Bestselling Authors of parenting books) about what they feel was most important as they reflect on their 43 years of parenting their nine children.
Simple and Meaningful Holiday Traditions
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!)