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Protecting Kids from the Me, Me, Me Epidemic – Episode 121

In this week’s episode, Saren interviews our good friend Amy McCready about her exciting new 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.

Twelve activities that will keep your school-age kids active and learning during the summer.

Operation Summer: How to Keep Active Kids Engaged

Last summer I googled, “What do eight-year-old boys like to do?” more than one time. My calm, easy-going child suddenly had boundless energy. Here are twelve activities that I have found keep my school-age kids active and learning during the summer.

Our kids aren’t at all like we thought they’d be--but that’s okay! www.powerofmoms.com

Honoring Your Child’s Unique Design

My kids aren’t at all like I thought they’d be–but that’s okay! I’ve quit trying to change them. I accept and honor the amazing, unique people they are. And you know what? We’re all happier.

Do you ever feel like your children need more than you have the energy to give? www.powerofmoms.com

They Want More Than I Can Give: Question of the Week

 Do you ever feel like your children need more than you have the energy to give? Please help us support this mom who submitted this week’s question.   I have a disability that causes me to be in an extreme amount of pain when I walk, sit, or stand for more than a few minutes. […]

In my aspiration to be a deliberate mother, this book really got me thinking about how I want my kids to view their interaction with the cyber world. It similarly got me to really evaluate how I use my time with technology. www.powerofmoms.com

Book Summary: Navigating the Cyberscape

Ryan Anderson uses incredible wit, knowledge, and experience to help us examine how we interact with technology. He draws from his extensive background working with troubled teenagers and compliments that with extensive research to clearly, and cleverly, evaluate and help us improve our dynamic relationship with the cyber world.

Bucket list, shmucket list! www.powerofmoms.com

The Anti-Summer-Bucket-List Campaign

I am aiming this summer to stop my mom-overachievement tendencies and to see instead where a quieter journey takes us. I want to explore a new kind of summer bucket list this year. Or, I guess you could say an anti-list.