In this episode, Saren shares some personal experiences, eye-opening statistics, and research about how important it is for children to engage with nature. She also shares some concrete and easy ways that we can make nature a more meaningful part of our children’s lives.
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In this week’s Radio Show, Saren talks with her two teenage sons about cell phones. They discuss how to enjoy the benefits of phones and technology while avoiding the drawbacks and share some points from their family’s “Technology Contract.”
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.
Author Paul Smith firmly believes that everyone has a story to tell and that children learn best from stories, not lectures. He gathered more than 1,500 personal stories from around the world and selected the very best to create Parenting with a Story, a collection intended to aid parents as they teach their children important values.
Through experiencing this book, you will learn how deliberate gratitude can change every texture of your life.
We all want our children to learn resilience, right? This audio version of a fantastic article by Sadie McCurry (with added commentary) will show you a powerful perspective that will help ALL of us.
What mother wouldn’t want her child to be cool and popular? Well, according to a recent study, being part of the “cool” crowd in middle school might not be all it’s cracked up to be by the time those same kids hit their 20’s.
Failure, owies, even heartbreak; why should we wish these on our children? Author Sadie McCurry takes a look at the lessons learned by our children when they experience “bad” things. Why, they may even learn resilience!
As parents, we all wish we had been given an Owner’s Manual when we left the hospital with our first-born child, and probably each child after that–each model has it’s own unique characteristics and requires a little different approach, right? This book is packed with principles that we can teach to our children that will “stick to them like peanut butter sticks to the roof of your mouth.”
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 […]
I have to admit, when I first looked at this book, I thought, “What do you need to write a whole book about this for? You just teach your kids to say ‘thank you’.” But after I spent some time with the book, I realized there was a lot more to this gratitude thing.
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.