We always tell ourselves, “I’ll never forget this moment.” But memories are fragile and time is fleeting. I often find myself looking back at pictures of my children and wondering what we talked about that day. I wish I could remember all of these things, but I can’t, or can I?
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Why Your Teenager Might Be Happier Without a Smartphone
I’m not judging anyone who hands his or her kids the latest iPhone; several of my favorite teens carry one in their pockets. But if you buy your teen a little red flip phone, I promise they won’t be alone. And they’ll probably thank you for it.
Clutter Busting Secrets
Organizing doesn’t come naturally to me. In fact, unless acted upon by an outside force (visitors!), most of the time our house was gravitating towards chaos. When my sister-in-law last visited, she shared some of her simple “secrets” for keeping a clean and orderly home. Here’s what I learned.
Power of Moms Pick: A Valentine Banner Made from Christmas Cards
Wait! Don’t throw out your Christmas cards. Check out this great, step-by-step post for making a super simple craft to turn those Christmas cards into a sweet Valentine’s Day banner. Then you can decorate your home for Valentine’s Day with photos of dear family and friends.
Life After Debt: How One Family Found Financial Freedom
A major shift in priorities took us from barely making it to thriving. Life is significantly easier now that we don’t owe others and can spend our money on things we couldn’t afford before. You can become financially free on any income.
Spring Cleaning in the Fall?
Here we are: summer has ended and we’re gearing up for fall. So, why is it that I feel the need to do spring cleaning now?
Encore Podcast: Outer Order Contributes to Inner Calm with Gretchen Rubin [Season 2 – Episode 21]
Does outer order contribute to inner calm? We were thrilled to have Gretchen Rubin on Power of Moms Radio to discuss this idea in depth! She shares some new perspectives and insight on how to achieve inner calm with easy, practical steps.
Bonus Podcast: How to Organize School Papers – with Alia and April
The new school year is just around the corner, and if you already cringing at the thought of your countertops overrun with projects and papers, today’s podcast is here to help!
How to Declutter the Whole House in a Month – Episode 223
Have you ever wanted to get the whole house clean in just one month? Whether this is a project you’re interested in doing now–or at some time in the future, I (April) thought you might like to come behind the scenes with me and my daughter Alia as we cleaned up every room in preparation […]
What I Learned from My Own Baby Book
When I open my baby book, I study my mother’s quirky handwriting. Maybe even back then she was thinking that someday I could read it and know the little bits of my history that only she knew.
How to Declutter Your Online Life
Sometimes we spend time on social media thinking we are using that time for ourselves when, in reality, we’re letting our digital world overwhelm us.
6 Life-Changing (And Affordable!) Gift Ideas for Busy Moms
If you are anything like most of us, you’ve got a lot on your mind and a lot that you are juggling! Did you know that at Power of Moms, we have online courses, eBooks, and kits that can help?
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