I want to give my teenagers a voice of encouragement that, yes, they can do things on their own!
Posts in the "Routines, Structure and Rules" category:
If you are anything like most of us, you’ve got a lot on your mind and a lot that you are juggling! Did you know that at Power of Moms, we have online courses, eBooks, and kits that can help?
In our fast-paced, technology-driven society, mealtimes present a rare opportunity to spend a few screen-free moments with your family. I decided that I wasn’t willing to sacrifice this precious time together because of food battles and instead chose to focus on the quality of our interactions around the table.
Nobody likes homework. But what if you could do one simple thing to transform homework from busywork into a powerful learning experience?
Slowing down the pace of life allows us to regroup, reconnect, and recharge. A life less hurried is a life more sweetly savored.
Attentive listening is arguably the supreme gift we can give children of any age, but especially our teenagers. And the big bonus is that it doesn’t cost a cent.
Do you have trouble motivating your kids to do their share around the house? Check out these five very practical tips from parenting expert Amy McCready to help you get your family routines back on track.
Parenting in the age of electronic devices is uncharted territory for many of us; however, setting up guidelines and rules from the start will help teenagers become responsible technology users.
Today is the first day of summer for my family. School is out, the weather is great, and we are excited…so why did I end up in such a grumpy mood this morning?
Those long, lovely days of summer can become some of our family’s best memories. But how do we create a little more structure so that summer break is enjoyable for EVERYONE? April and Saren share their best tips here.
The words parents speak to their children have power to shape their child’s actions. Both what parents say and how they phrase things make a difference in how children respond.
Screen time is an issue for most deliberate mothers. How much time do your children spend in front of a TV, computer, tablet, or phone? Do you struggle to know how much is too much? In this episode, Saren and April offer some ideas that can really help!