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.
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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!
The idea behind the Christmas Eve Scavenger Hunt is very simple: get out into our community and do as much service as we can in the allotted time.
Every year our family does the 12 Days of Christmas. We choose a family that is in need of some added Christmas cheer and we secretly deliver gifts every night before Christmas.As much as I love this tradition, and highly recommend it to your family, I really want to add more giving in simple ways to our Christmas season.
Slowing down the pace of life allows us to regroup, reconnect, and recharge. A life less hurried is a life more sweetly savored.
Power of Moms Co-Director, Saren, spent a solid month visiting the 12 oldest National Parks in the west last summer (camping the whole way!). In this week’s episode, Saren shares how this all came about and what her family gained through this wild and wonderful adventure. The principles offered apply to all families whether they’d […]
I was tucking my older daughter into bed when she said to me, “I wish I could have met Grandma Valentine.” I told her I wish she had too.
There is great value in mothering, but I mustn’t wait for my daughter to be out of the house to take care of me. Before there was a mother, there was a woman.