Holidays as a great opportunity to build the family culture and connection in our homes, and the “holiday of love” is a perfect time to do that. Here are three of our best ideas for easy and memorable family traditions for Valentines Day!
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As I dropped you off at the airport the other morning to return to college, I had a slight moment of panic. What if I haven’t taught you everything you need to know?
As children get older, you trade one set of worries for another. You have less control and have to watch them make mistakes and deal with hard consequences. I can honestly say I constantly have a prayer in my heart for their well-being and their choices.
Are you ready for all hands on deck so you aren’t cleaning your house all alone? April and Saren share some of their best tips to get the whole family cleaning in this special Power of Moms Radio and Power of Families episode.
Many of us are fighting a lonely battle as mothers of depressed teens. You may also feel angry, confused and uncertain about what depression now means for your family. But with the right treatment and support, you can help your teen through depression.
In this week’s show, April and positive parenting expert Amy McCready talk about how we can get our kids to listen without yelling, nagging or reminding. Doesn’t that sound heavenly?
I had a dilemma. I didn’t want to sacrifice these precious moments by cleaning. Now, instead of cleaning out of a need for perfectionism, I’m cleaning with the good of my family in mind.
Kids are back in school and you have high hopes for this school year. But working with your child’s school isn’t always so cut and dried. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some you who could turn to for some answers to your specific question?
What do you do when you and your spouse disagree on how to handle discipline in your home?
This week we are bringing back one of our earliest podcasts—Finding Joy When We’re Barely Surviving, which stemmed from this question from a mom in our community: “How am I supposed to find the joy in motherhood when all I can do is keep my head above water? I am barely surviving, let alone thriving!” […]
Ah, September! It’s one of my favorite months of the year. Not only does September mark the coming of autumn, but it also means back to school. And back to school means back to schedules and routines–a welcome relief to mothers after the crazy, lazy days of summer. At The Power of Moms, we think […]
If your children have recently gone back to school or your school year is about to begin, you’re probably going through some of the same things we’re going through. There are lots of emotions involved and new schedules to consider. Some of us are redefining ourselves as we enter a new stage of motherhood. Join Saren and […]