What does it look like when an extroverted mother tries to raise an introverted child? For me, not so pretty at first. I’m still learning and adjusting my own behavior, but I’d like to share with you five tips that I think every extroverted mother should know when raising an introverted child.
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As mothers, we learn how to put our own cares aside in order to take care of our families—and that is beautiful to learn. But in the process, we sometimes forget how much WE matter as mothers. In this podcast, April shares her personal experiences with learning and growing as a mother and how she has learned to prioritize her family AND nurture the mother within.
You don’t have to wait for your kids to behave better or for your house to be cleaner in order to get off of the roller coaster. You don’t need anything outside of you to change. All you need is to pay attention to what is happening in your mind.
Rachel Ramsey Cruze is back to POM Radio to talk about her brand new book, Love Your Life, Not Theirs. In this age of constantly comparing ourselves to other people and feeling like we never have enough resources to compete with the rest of the world, this book is a fantastic reminder of core principles and […]
I don’t mind building. I love to create, to see something begin to take shape. But this time I am going to do things a little differently. I am going to trust Him to design a new pattern.
My experiences caring for foster children and adopting our two boys has changed my thoughts and feelings on the question of feeding infants.
No matter what your child’s challenges are, face them. Accept them. Fight for them. Find joy in them. And above all, love them. No one can do this but you.
I think parenting is the single greatest endeavor I will ever embark upon, and because of that, I think it deserves my very best, most deliberate behavior. However, I no longer believe that what I do is the only thing that matters.
The story behind our second child turning his city-raised parents into pseudo-farmers is a story for another day. But in the course of that happening, I have learned a few things that may be valuable to other parents, regardless of whether their children own goats, swim competitively, or perform with a marching band.
It’s way too easy to forget that moms are people. This week’s Power of Moms Radio show will walk you through three simple steps for getting back on track.
I understand that many moms read blogs for ideas and inspiration. I get that. I really do. But, if you have a personality like mine, you will want to try and incorporate every last great idea out there and risk not doing the most important thing for your family. (Whatever that is.)
April’s article, Your Children Want YOU, struck a serious chord with moms. Over the past year, almost two million mothers have read and shared it. In this podcast, Saren and April, the founders of The Power of Moms, discuss thoughts on why this post went viral and what moms can to do avoid the “compare snare” and celebrate the unique strengths they […]