Is exercise a drudgery for you? The Power of Moms’ author Mary Jenkins shares how her daughter turns exercise into a joy with her bright optimism as they take on the challenge together.
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As a mother of teens in a society full of pressure and pain, it has always been so important for me to feel like my kids can come to me with any problem and we can work it out together. Recently I’ve been led to wonder if I have really done enough to position myself as the first one my teen would come to with a serious problem.
Is it important to be in photos with our kids? Isn’t it important to capture our motherhood as well as our children’s childhood? Check out the great insights in this article and join our “Get in the Picture” Challenge!
What does “home” mean to you? Beauty and peace and harmony – that’s home (in a good moment like this one).
As I prepared to throw away two bags of potent diapers my daughter looked over at me and asked, “Do you know what I think is the best part about being a mommy?” Without waiting, she answered for me: “It’s when your children want to be with you forever.” Suddenly throwing out the trash actually seemed as noble as governing a country.
One of the very worst times in my home is “The Golden Hour.” This is the time right before my husband gets home from work. No matter how well things have gone during the day, it all falls apart in this blessed hour. I finally discovered how to make the change.
I didn’t realize how much I would grow as a mother, but as I reflect on my life now, I see that many of the lessons I have needed have been learned from my children.
My life is crazy. And if I think too much about how crazy it is I might actually go crazy. But I don’t. (Think about how crazy and hard it is.) Most of the time. I just do. And do some more.
DIY expert and blogger Ana White tells a charming story about being careful what you wish for…
I love catching my children in quiet moments, showing affection for one another. It’s a moment I will never forget, and I hope they will remember as well.
I now realize I don’t give my kids my full attention as often as I should. Yes, as a benefit of working from home, I see my kids much more. And most of that time is still spent doing other things. When did my life get so busy that my kids have to tug on my shirt to get me to turn around to pay attention to them?
How do you develop the confidence to teach your children well? How do you help your children develop the characteristics that are important to a successful life? And where do you start if you feel like you’re failing miserably? Join April Perry, Co-Director of The Power of Moms, and Tina Marantette, of www.raisingyourchildren.net, as they […]