In this podcast, Rachel Nielson shares concrete strategies for breaking the cycle of unhealthy stress, negative self-talk, and resulting bad habits in your life.
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We make sure we’re prepared for work, school, holidays, meal time, and photo opportunities. But are we truly prepared for the critical MOMENTS? Here’s one that I’m convinced is simply not an option.
Motherhood offers so many wonderful things right alongside so many hard things. Every so often, it’s nice to step back and create a “snapshot” of what we love about motherhood and what is really challenging for us.
Are you going through a difficult challenge right now? Something you wish would go away? Here’s a question that has changed my perspective…and my life.
My kids don’t think I’m fun. But somebody has to do the tough stuff that makes the fun stuff possible! I’ve created a modified version of Jack Nickolson’s infamous speech from “A Few Good Men” to help explain my predicament.
This past fifteen years as a mom has sure taught me a lot about letting go, about getting over things, about fixing and moving on, about trial and error, and about finding beauty in the midst of hard stuff. A recent hike with my kids helped me realize all this more deeply.
I’m all for moms having the opportunity to excel in areas outside the home, but this experience taught me that I am valued the most by the ones who call me Mom.
In this episode, April and Saren share memories and helpful strategies to help you get through that late afternoon “witching hour” and/or transform it into a positive part of your day.
Motherhood reveals a person inside you didn’t know was there. One that scares you some days. But mostly, one that is stronger, steadier, more compassionate. One that knows sacrifice. One that knows real needs. One that knows a love impossible to describe.
Why are we so busy? What good does it do? We used to rush from school and work and soccer practice to piano practice to the drive-through again for dinner to homework to collapse into bed and do the same thing the next day. I decided something had to change.
I was attending my first Power of Moms Retreat! Would I find answers to the question:Why am I a mean mom and what can I do to stop? The idea hit my mind. The idea was this: I’m not mean. I’m stressed! This discovery has helped changed my life.
Motherhood is a beautiful, wonderful pursuit. But it sure involves a lot of mundane tasks that have to be done again and again and again! In this week’s Radio Show, April and Saren discuss ways to find meaning and magic in the mundane.