I usually read magazines in the bathtub as I soak my cares away. However, my magazine subscriptions it seemed that my magazine mountain was growing rather than shrinking. The mountain wasn’t the problem. The fact that I never found time to read them was the problem. But, I discovered a solution.
Posts in the "Taking Care of You" category:
My journal has become my sounding board. My therapist. The bestie I can count on any time I need to bear my soul. My journal is an excellent listener and I never need to worry about filtering what I tell her.
Do you ever feel overwhelmed with the messy house, loads of laundry, and disobedient or defiant children? Do you ever feel worn-out and empty? Do your children ever seem to be the source of your problems? Author Karin Brown shares how she learned to identify the real problems.
Being happy is a choice. Witnessing all of the happiness my friends and family brought to my house during this difficult time was a reminder that I could be happy, too. I wanted to model happiness for my little ones. I wanted this to be my normal.
These three posts remind us that our thoughts are powerful. Listen in for ideas on defeating fear, finding gratitude within mini catastrophes, and creating ways to care for ourselves during a busy time of year. Enjoy!
I recently got out of a rut. I’d been feeling tired, frustrated, and ready to “give up” in some ways. (Have you been there?) Here are three questions that helped. We each have a unique mission, and it’s time to BE who we are.
For mothers, every day is unique. But there are definitely patterns and themes when it comes to managing our energy. Check out this deliberate mother’s solution!
Here are three powerful posts from members of our Power of Moms community–sure to leave you feeling uplifted, confident, and ready to make some important improvements to your current family life!
Something big happened to me this week. Something . . .transformational. My youngest child started school.
April reads three amazing posts created by deliberate mothers in our community: “Everyone Needs Backup” by Aubrey Degn, “Exercise Therapy” by Sarah Badat Richardson, and “How to Have Difficult Conversations with Your Child’s Teacher” by Amanda Hamilton Roos.
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.
Exercise allows me to sweat out all the gunk within, to release the angst and turmoil, and to tap into the joy inside me. Suddenly life is exciting again. I have goals and the energy to work towards them.