I can’t say I’m grateful for all the ups and downs we’ve had. But I can say I’m grateful for what our not-so-easy love has taught us. It’s taught us the value of simple, faithful, dependable togetherness. The kind that doesn’t give up—it grows up.
Posts in the "Teaching Values/Character" category:
This month’s challenge is inspired by Saren Loosli’s Deliberate Mothering Tip on after-school routines. Everyday after school, Saren asks her five children two important questions: “What did you learn today?” and “What did you to do help someone?” I know the importance of making a difference through simple, random acts of kindness. So often when […]
As we head into a new school year, many of us are trying to decide which extracurricular activities we should sign our children up for. It can be such a challenge to figure out which activities are right for our children! You can visit this website with your children to see is they would like […]
Good Pictures Bad Pictures is an easy and powerful tool that I believe can make all the difference in protecting our families from addiction. I would love it if every family owned a copy of this book. Think of how many innocent children would be saved!
Although watching people fight seems to be a national past time (on TV, in political debates, and all over the tabloids), I don’t know a single person who enjoys the fighting at home. Sometimes it feels like there’s no hope in sight. (But there is . . . keep reading.)
We believe that children are just an extension of their parents. If our children accomplish something amazing, it’s our accomplishment. If they fail miserably, it’s our failure. But our children are not a reflection of us; they are made in the image of God.
In this humorous and inspiring essay, author Amy Makechnie shares her experience of giving her thirteen-year-old daughter a lump sum allowance for the year and watching life lessons unfold.
In this episode, April and Deanne Flynn share simple, tried-and-true tips for helping kids set goals in a way that is easy for moms and fun for kids.
Power of Moms Co-Director, Saren, recently visited her sister, Saydi, who is currently living and of working on a farm with her family. While there, Saren and Saydi recorded this episode where they share the story of how Saydi and family were able to make their dream of farm life happen and how all moms […]
Are you looking for a treasure trove of amazing resources for teaching your children values, character, and history? The website “Raise the Good” offers ready-to-use resources for moms who want to educate their children’s hearts.
Two incredible mothers, Jennifer Brimhall and Jessee Stewart, have created a website that you must know about it. It’s called Raise the Good has a goal to help mothers educate the hearts of their children.
“Discipline” and “fun” may not seem like they belong in the same sentence. But they actually work very nicely together. In this 20-minute episode, Saren and April share three simple ideas for making discipline in your home more fun and more effective – at the same time! Listen and learn about how an “angry hat,” a […]
I want to give my teenagers a voice of encouragement that, yes, they can do things on their own!