Autism Awareness Month came into full bloom for me today while I was observing a student in a fourth grade classroom. As I entered the building, I noticed that the bulletin board prominently placed in the entryway read “AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH” in large letters. “Nice touch,” I thought to myself as I headed to the school office. I […]
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Hilary Rosen put her foot in her mouth when she suggested Ann Romney had “never worked a day in her life” because she chose to be a stay-at-home mom. Unfortunately, her comment rekindled the age-old war of Stay-at-Home vs. Working Moms. The last thing we need is another war on that battlefield!
If your home is a whirlwind of activity, but you’d still like to de-clutter your home for spring cleaning, these seven steps will be your best friends.
I had no idea. My husband and I are actually parenting like French parents. And it’s working like a charm – so far at least.
Do I think one person can help change the world? Yes! I’ve been looking for (and finally found) some simple ways I can help shape the next generation, right in my own home.
If you haven’t yet read this incredible motherhood post that’s gone viral on the web, now is your lucky day! The Power of Moms is privileged to re-post Glennon Melton’s poignant perspective of the oft-used phrase, “Carpe Diem.”
Ready to start the new year with an organized house? It seems to be the dream of every mother who currently finds herself knee-deep in empty toy boxes. Get ready to create space in your life for new ideas and projects!
With all of the electronic devices to choose from these days, it is easy to forget how much fun you can have with just a rake, some leaves and a gorgeous fall day in Colorado.
When my daughter found an inappropriate movie at the video store, I wasn’t sure what to do next. I had to do something, something appropriate and meaningful—but what? How could I reclaim this situation?
What would you do if you couldn’t drive your children to school, piano lessons, or soccer practice? What about the grocery store for that forgotten ingredient to make dinner? How about the emergency room in the middle of the night if you were home alone with a sick child? Well, that’s the reality for mothers […]
I’ve had a few experiences over the past week that have kindled a bit of a fire under me: First, I read this article about a mother who decided to abandon her children to pursue her own goals and help her family learn to be more “independent.” The next day, I had a long talk with […]
Today I signed my youngest child up for pre-school next year. Being new to the area, I chose a school based on proximity and the recommendations of two moms I know and trust. That’s pretty much it. I didn’t investigate other schools in the area and grill them on their educational style and philosophy, nor […]