Want to change your life? Cultivating a new habit might be the key. As Gretchen Rubin’s book explains, “Habits mean we don’t strain ourselves to make decisions, weigh choices, dole out rewards, or prod ourselves to begin. Life becomes simpler, and many daily hassles vanish.”
Ever feel like there is WAY too much to do in a day? Could you use more sleep? More quiet time? More focus? Then you will not want to miss this powerful discussion with Greg McKeown, author of the phenomenal book, “Essentialism” and April Perry. (You’ll immediately feel relief!)
Reading to your child is one of those magical motherhood moments when the chaos of the day can drift away. Come along as Elsje captures these feelings in this tender poem.
I want to believe that if it works on paper, it works. Period. That if I just make a really outlined time map, a fun and motivating chore system, or a realistic-yet-ambitious goal chart, our home will run perfectly. But most of the time, motherhood doesn’t work that way.
In this episode, Saren and Tiffany Sowby discuss where to push and where to step back when it comes to parenting teens and pre-teens. Alongside many examples from their experience, they offer some practical and simple advice.
Just as the seasons are in a constant cycle of change, so are our lives. Each stage of motherhood from the baby years to the teenage years comes with its own set of joys and challenges.
This is just a quick announcement. I have been talking about this book for four years, and today it launches. I feel a little bit like I did the day my children were born (and I’m guessing you understand!). Please click here to learn more and find out how you can get your copy. I […]
How often do you, as a mother, feel like you’re failing? If you’re like us, it happens more often than you’d like. In this podcast with April and Eric Perry, you’ll receive some sound, comforting advice that you may want to listen to over and over again.
Children need to understand the importance of sleep and how it recharges their bodies, helps them grow, and keeps them healthy. As they are still learning this, bedtime can feel like World War III, but improving behavior starts with us—the parents.
I liked the idea of wrestling with a yoga pose. I liked not doing a half-way job for 60 seconds and then moving on.. I wanted, desperately, to peel back the pose to its core. Lately I’ve been wondering: what if this philosophy could be applied to motherhood?
Do your kids struggle to eat anything green? This book by two mothers, one a pediatrician and one a speech-language pathologist, is filled with practical tips on how to help kids eat adventurously.
We all know family dinner is important, but how do we logistically make it happen? Join April and Leanne in this thought-provoking podcast that looks at what’s REALLY going on during family mealtime.