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.
Posts in the "Teaching Values/Character" category:
Encore: Getting Kids Excited about Goals – Episode 198
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.
Making Beautiful Dreams Come True: Episode 197
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 […]
Raise the Good with Jennifer Brimhall and April Perry – Episode 194
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.
Encore: Discipline + Fun = Success – Episode 192
“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 […]
One Fun & Easy Way to Teach your Kids to Serve this Holiday Season
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.
Slow Your Life: Lessons from a 5-Year-Old
Slowing down the pace of life allows us to regroup, reconnect, and recharge. A life less hurried is a life more sweetly savored.
Why Families Need Nature: Episode 181
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 […]
Passing on a Legacy of Wisdom
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.
A Mother is a Woman First
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.
Encore: Protecting Kids from the Me, Me, Me Epidemic – Episode 175
In this week’s episode, Saren interviews our good friend Amy McCready about her book, The Me, Me, Me Epidemic. Amy shares three powerful tools from the “Un-Entitler Toolbox” included in her book and offers perspective on the underlying causes and solutions for entitlement. […]
Love Your Life, Not Theirs with Rachel Ramsey Cruze – Episode 172
Rachel Ramsey Cruze is back to POM Radio to talk about her brand new book, Love Your Life, Not Theirs. In this age of constantly comparing ourselves to other people and feeling like we never have enough resources to compete with the rest of the world, this book is a fantastic reminder of core principles and […]
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