I am not exaggerating when I say that we cannot do without this designated Family Time now. It is sacred and precious, and requires nothing but showing up. I had no idea anything about parenting could be this easy.
Posts in the "Intention" category:
Thank You Notes
Do you sometimes forget to thank those whom you love the most? Author Amanda Hamilton Roos shares an idea for a sweet Thanksgiving tradition that will help you express gratitude to your immediate family.
Our Holiday Planning Workshop is Happening Now!
Come join us in our free workshop, co-sponsored with LearnDoBecome, to help you get ready for the holidays without the stress!
Appreciating the Now, Being Open About Our Challenges, and Strategic Parenting – Audio Posts [Season 3, Episode 3]
Today we’re presenting three great posts from deliberate mothers in our community who have a LOT of wisdom to share!
Make Laundry a Beautiful Experience [Season 3, Episode 2]
I KNOW it sounds crazy. How on earth can washing dirty clothes and linens be a beautiful experience? And why would we even want it to be beautiful? Isn’t laundry mundane, dirty work that we should do everything in our power to avoid? Ahhh, I understand the angst associated with laundry. Truly. But today I want to change the way you do laundry. And it has nothing to do with the soap you use or the way you fold or how you set up your laundry schedule.
Getting Teenagers to Talk
After having raised a few teenagers, I have discovered something that works every time. If I make sure that I am sitting on the living room couch when they get home, they will come in through the door, sit down near me, and TALK! I have experienced this “little miracle” again and again with my […]
Appreciating the Now (video included)
Learning to live in the present and appreciate the now is not as easy as it sounds. In the past, I’ve described myself as a frustrated perfectionist who is constantly vacillating between my desire to get things done and my desire to enjoy the moment before it’s gone. These are the things that have helped me (at times) to do just that.
Encore Audio Post: Inspiration for a No-Stress Summer [Season 2, Episode 16]
Here’s a fun encore podcast to help support our deliberate mothers this summer. Yes, there’s often a lot of “stuff” to do, but it’s totally possible to enjoy the process. Enjoy!
What I Gained When I Lost My Social Media Addiction
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.
Everyone Needs Backup, Exercise Therapy, and How to Have Difficult Conversations with Teachers–Audio Posts! [Season 2, Episode 13]
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.
Calling Down the Power of Heaven—How Mothers Can Enable Miracles [Season 2, Episode 12]
April’s sister, Laura, shares a special experience she had with their mom when she was taking the CPA exam. April and Laura’s mom demonstrated how we, as mothers, can call on the powers of heaven to help our children in times of need.
“Three Ways to Help Our Children Not to Be Afraid” with Sarah Boyd [Season 2, Episode 11]
Do you have a child who sometimes feels anxious or afraid? Join April and Sarah Boyd as they discuss practical tools we can use to help our children learn to be brave—even when they feel scared.
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