It’s an amazing thing to be a mother in the 21st century. We really can “have it all” if we so choose: a family, a career, and the enjoyment of personal pursuits. But if we aren’t careful, we may end up more frazzled than fulfilled.
Posts in the "Priorities" category:
What I seem to learn over and over again is that if I make time for what is truly important, everything else works out in the end.
Before I became a mother, my favorite time of day was quitting time—that most beautiful of hours when I could put everything away, lock the doors, shuck the worries of the office, and head home. I miss that time now that I am a mother because motherhood is a job that never ends.
Is one of your children about to start their senior year? Are they preparing to fly the coop to discover a new world? It is times like these that we wonder if we, as mothers, have done all we can to help them prepare. Have we cherished precious family time together? Join author Julia Jacobsen as she offers sound advice of things we can do as families to make the most of each moment.
Allyson was going to write an article about the chore chart that saved her sanity. But the truth is, the her house is a mess right now. Which led her to decide she’s done with the house shaming. You’ve heard of body shaming? Well, she’s coining the phrase “House Shaming”.
In this audio post, April shares a strategy that has consistently helped her to manage what’s on her plate–and in the process, find more joy in her family.
Does outer order contribute to inner calm? We were thrilled to have Gretchen Rubin on Power of Moms Radio to discuss this idea in depth! She shares some new perspectives and insight on how to achieve inner calm with easy, practical steps.
My social media addiction was disconnecting me from the most important things in life. I walked away from Instagram for a month and gained so much from not being tethered to technology.
What is perfect? It’s such a personal thing. If I were to ask you to describe your “perfect” day, it would most likely be different from the description I would give. What about the perfect man, or the perfect meal, or the perfect weather? The media is always trying to impose their definition of perfect […]
Perhaps you’ve seen it elsewhere, but if not, here’s Rachel Stafford’s amazing essay on keeping our priorities straight during the summer…
In this audio post, April reads three posts written by deliberate mothers just like you. These moms are sharing what they have learned on their motherhood journey to help you in yours. Enjoy!
As mothers, we learn how to put our own cares aside in order to take care of our families—and that is beautiful to learn. But in the process, we sometimes forget how much WE matter as mothers. In this podcast, April shares her personal experiences with learning and growing as a mother and how she has learned to prioritize her family AND nurture the mother within.