I (April) met Joanne Miller in person a few months ago, though I’ve known of her for years. Knowing what I know now, I wish it hadn’t taken me so long to find her. You know how deliberate motherhood feels utterly impossible sometimes? Maybe you feel like you’re stretched too thin or that the cards are totally stacked […]
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If your children have recently gone back to school or your school year is about to begin, you’re probably going through some of the same things we’re going through. There are lots of emotions involved and new schedules to consider. Some of us are redefining ourselves as we enter a new stage of motherhood. Join […]
Do you ever feel anxious, overwhelmed, or like you can BARELY hang on? This podcast–and the incredible books written by Dr. David Burns–will be a gift you give yourself…and your children.
In today’s podcast, author Rachel Nielson reads four of her articles about concrete ways that she finds hope and fulfillment as a mother, even in the hardest of times.
What kind of schooling is right for our children? Public school? Charter school? Neighborhood school? Private school? Homeschool? There are so many choices these days! In this popular episode from our archives, April and Saren share what works for them and offer helpful ideas to help you decide what is right for your children and […]
In this quick podcast, April and Patty discuss really simple ways to help our children enjoy creating their own art (even if they don’t seem naturally inclined towards art and even if their moms aren’t artists themselves!).
In this encore episode, Saren and her friend Janelle discuss what they believe is most important for preschool-aged children and share what the Joy School program can offer to kids – and moms! While this episode focuses on the benefits of the internationally-acclaimed Joy School co-op preschool option, the principles that Saren and Janelle discuss […]
Do you ever feel that you are not enough? That you need to be June Cleaver, Kelly Rippa and Martha Stewart all rolled into one? It’s exhausting to even think about – not to mention impossible to do! In this series of audio posts, Power of Moms Team Member, Jennifer Brimhall, shares three great posts that […]
Is it our job to make our children’s childhood magical? Or should we simply get out of the way so our kids can make their own magic? Join Saren and April for this encore presentation where they share ideas for how we can: foster creativity in our children as we encourage them to make their own […]
In this fun episode from our archives, Saren interviews her 9-year-old twins about their summer goals and about why goals and some “productive” activities are important during the summer. Feel free to have your children join you in listening to this one!
How can mothers move away from the negative self-talk that leads to the downward-spiraling “OWW” cycle and adopt the beautiful and positive attitudes of the exciting “WOW” cycle? Building on Todd Herman’s “mental game” video series, we’re going to dive into the “how-tos.”
A “Bright Line” is a clear, unambiguous rule that you just don’t break. It’s a boundary you create for yourself that you simply don’t cross. Susan Peirce Thompson–one of the most compassionate, intelligent, deliberate mothers I know, joins us in this episode to talk about how Bright Lines can help us to reach our goals […]