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Moms And Dads Are Just…Different
When you leave your husband home with the kids, do you come home to a disaster zone? I often hear mothers complaining in a “joking” manner how their husbands can’t handle daily family life. Just remember this, motherhood isn’t an easy job.
Finding Reasons to Dance
Sometimes in the midst of the storm it is difficult to find reasons to dance. Read about one mother’s experience in finding joy despite frustration and setbacks.
Overcoming Family Labels
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 […]
Stop, Simplify, Enjoy | Teach Kids to Serve | Care of Yourself [Audio Post: Season 4: Episode 19]
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.
Survival Tips for the Before and After School Hours
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.
September is “Be Nice To Another Mom Month”
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.
Audio Post: When the ER Feels Like the Spa | What I’ve Said Today | Child’s Pose [Season 4: Episode 12]
While it doesn’t always feel funny at the time, motherhood can be filled with lots of humorous moments!
Oscar The Grouch’s Guide to Sunny Days
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!
Audio Post: Overcoming Family Labels | FRED Talks | Honoring (Grand)Parents [Season 4: Episode 11]
Extended family comes with their own set of joys and challenges. How can deliberate mothers connect their family with extended relatives in positive ways?
My Life is Full…Maybe a Little Too Full
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.
Audio Post: Technology and Motherhood | Distracted, or Busy | Social Media Addiction [Season 4: Episode 6]
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.
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