I just spent the last two weeks visiting my family in Iowa. Like every family, we have similarities in opinions as well as differences, things we get about each other and things we don’t, and specific ways we enjoy spending our time together, avoiding other activities entirely. And it’s always interesting to see how everyone continues […]
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The holiday season can be so much fun! But if we aren’t careful it can also become busy, stressful, and overwhelming. These three moms have found ways to truly enjoy the holidays in more simple, deliberate ways.
We have a lot of great authors here at The Power of Moms, and three of them came through this week with a fantastic smorgasbord of ideas to help moms and families with their school year routines.
Make an effort to reach out to another mother in your school or neighborhood tomorrow. Try to be a little more neighborly. Open yourself up to the idea of making a new friend. Build strong social and emotional supports among mothers within our living, breathing communities. Because mothers with caring and connected friendships make better moms in general for our children.
While it doesn’t always feel funny at the time, motherhood can be filled with lots of humorous moments!
Ever feel like Oscar, the beloved symbol of grouchiness? We all have moments, days, and sometimes weeks, when it seems like a cloud of gloominess hangs overhead. But it doesn’t have to last!
Extended family comes with their own set of joys and challenges. How can deliberate mothers connect their family with extended relatives in positive ways?
Many mothers find themselves “deep in the trenches” of life’s daily tasks. How do we find the optimistic view we need to move forward each day? Emily Allen, shares a small secret for remembering to have gratitude when faced with our daily mothering responsibilities.
There is no question that technology is now a huge part of most of our lives. How this technology intersects with our mothering is worth thinking about, to be certain that we are being deliberate in using it. Here are three moms perspectives on how technology has impacted them and their families, and what they are choosing to do about it.
What should we do if we or our loved ones are spending too much time on our devices? In this audio post, Andrea Davis shares five strategies to help our families fight technology addiction. Listen in for some practical ideas that can help!
I recently got out of a rut. I’d been feeling tired, frustrated, and ready to “give up” in some ways. (Have you been there?) Here are three questions that helped. We each have a unique mission, and it’s time to BE who we are.
Come join us in our free workshop, co-sponsored with LearnDoBecome, to help you get ready for the holidays without the stress!