In a recent survey of our community, we found that entitlement and a lack of gratitude was a big concern. How can we help our children really acknowledge the good in their lives? How can we help them avoid the “compare snare” that convinces them that every other kid has better stuff and less responsiblities […]
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Are you ready for all hands on deck so you aren’t cleaning your house all alone? April and Saren share some of their best tips to get the whole family cleaning in this special Power of Moms Radio and Power of Families episode.
In this week’s show, April and positive parenting expert Amy McCready talk about how we can get our kids to listen without yelling, nagging or reminding. Doesn’t that sound heavenly?
Do you find Halloween to be fun? Stressful? Scary? Annoying? All of the above? How can you make Halloween really work for your family? In this week’s encore episode, Saren reads her post, A Deliberate Mother’s Guide to Simple Halloween Fun, and shares some of the many great comments from readers that offer further ideas. The principles […]
It’s so hard to make ourselves tackle projects that feel overwhelming! But when we keep putting things off, we feel bad. In this episode, April and Saren share an exciting new way to reduce your procrastination by leaps and bounds and get the right things done in a more positive and stress-free way. Show […]
This week we are bringing back one of our earliest podcasts—Finding Joy When We’re Barely Surviving, which stemmed from this question from a mom in our community: “How am I supposed to find the joy in motherhood when all I can do is keep my head above water? I am barely surviving, let alone thriving!” […]
We all want to be successful in our vitally important role as mothers. But how do we know if we’ve done a good job when no one hands us a trophy, we don’t get graded, and there’s no performance review or pay raise to confirm our success? How do we keep from feeling like failures […]
To help us all clear the clutter in our lives (physical AND mental), we thought we’d dig back in the archives and revisit this well-loved podcast. We come into motherhood with ideals about how things are going to go – then we realize that some of those ideals just aren’t realistic or aren’t all that […]
Have you ever wanted to get the whole house clean in just one month? Whether this is a project you’re interested in doing now–or at some time in the future, I (April) thought you might like to come behind the scenes with me and my daughter Alia as we cleaned up every room in preparation […]
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 Saren and […]
Ready to change your good “intentions” to exercise into ACTUAL exercise–without feeling stressed out about it? Robin Long from “The Balanced Life” is here to help!
As we head into a new school year, many of us are trying to decide which extracurricular activities we should sign our children up for. It can be such a challenge to figure out which activities are right for our children! You can visit this website with your children to see is they would like […]