Parenting in the age of electronic devices is uncharted territory for many of us; however, setting up guidelines and rules from the start will help teenagers become responsible technology users.
Extended family comes with their own set of joys and challenges. How can deliberate mothers connect their family with extended relatives in positive ways?
What kids don’t just love a scavenger hunt? The idea behind this challenge is that instead of collecting objects, everyone will provide an act of service.
Sometimes the example of my personal character is a little closer to Darth Vader that I’d like to admit. I am learning that progress is not perfection. There is no completely “perfect mom” or wholly bad “Darth Mom.” There is just me–the woman, the mom.
A visit to the doctor told me that my stress was affecting my health. I realized that I had to do something to get some much needed time for myself. It wasn’t always long, but I consistently started to do something for myself every day.
Our thoughts are powerful. What we think has the ability to influence what we say and what we do. Here are three mom’s insights on how what we think can make all the difference in our life.
Huddled close together, we dive into our latest page-turning read. Unplugged, life and presence is found in this space. Looking to connect with your child? Here are a few reasons you might consider story time.
In our family, we do kind. We do hugs. We do trust. We do second chances. We do loud (really well)! We do love. We also do mental illness. Here are some of my favorite strategies and resources for understanding and managing mental illness.
My children will only be young once and summers don’t last forever. This summer I am committed to ‘treasure the doing’ of the ‘little things in life.’ I’m determined to make it a summer to remember.
Summer Vacation may be staring back at us like a big blank block of days. But with a little planning and a lot of balance, it can be a wonderful time to learn, play, and connect with our families.
“Deliberate Motherhood” is something I’ve been hearing about for the past ten years as my mom has been running Power of Moms. Today I am excited to share a few powerful lessons I’ve learned about the attributes that deliberate mothers share worldwide.
When I was pregnant with my first child I went twelve days past my due date. Twelve days. I remember feeling like I had prepared for a big vacation, packed my bags, taken time off work, then shown up at the airport to find the flight had been canceled.