Posts in the "Intention" category:

Our children will one day be full-fledged adults in the real world where self-respect, self-discipline, responsibility, wise decisions, and hard work are required. How do we help them get there? www.powerofmoms.com

Coming-of-Age Celebrations

Our children will one day be full-fledged adults in the real world where self-respect, self-discipline, responsibility, wise decisions, and hard work are required. What can we do now to help them become that way?

Kids all in school? Maybe it's time to go back out there. www.powerofmoms.com

Going Back to Work

Have you found yourself with more free time now that your children are in school? If you’re considering re-entering the workforce, these steps may help you use that time to meet your goals.

In our busy schedules, sometimes car time is all the time we have to spend together. www.powerofmoms.com

My Minivan: A Sacred Place

In our busy schedules, sometimes car time is all the time we have to spend together. So, we’ve decided that for our family, car time is a time to unplug from electronics and plug into each other.

With journals, you just have to start where you are. www.powerofmoms.com

When the Writing Stopped

As I look through the pages of our Family Journal, I feel some grief over the lost time and the gaps between entries, but I have to put the lost months and time behind me and be okay with starting again, right where we are at.

Let it go, let it go. www.powerofmoms.com

I Want Bad Things to Happen to My Kids

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!

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Are You Feeding Your Child?

My experiences caring for foster children and adopting our two boys has changed my thoughts and feelings on the question of feeding infants.

Do you ever feel like you’re drowning in motherhood? Just keep swimming, just keep swimming...www.powerofmoms.com

Life Lessons from the Lap Pool

When I’m swimming laps, quitting in the middle just isn’t an option–especially as I swim in deep water. The same is true for motherhood, but it’s not sink or swim. Here are the lessons I learned from the lap pool.

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Raising Global Children – Episode 67

How do we raise children who feel at home in the world? How do we create homes full of rich traditions, fun (and educational) discussions, and exciting new experiences that build character and compassion? This podcast will show you how.