After years of struggling with how to “do it all,” I’ve finally figured out a simple idea (though still not easy in practice) for how to get everything done.
I realized that while I had been motivated to change and grow, the methods I had tried were simply too big and not focused on making small changes.
Give yourself patience if you feel bogged down and overwhelmed by all of the things you want to become. It’s okay to embrace snail speed.
In this episode, April and Deanne Flynn share simple, tried-and-true tips for helping kids set goals in a way that is easy for moms and fun for kids.
Is it really that complicated? As moms, there are simple things we really need to do each day to keep our heads above water.
The new year is now underway and the ambition is starting to retreat into the routine. How do we teach our kids to set and track goals? Let’s discuss what tools you use to keep your family on target.
Would you like some practical ideas to help you live a life that focuses better on the things you care about the most? Join Saren Eyre Loosli, April Perry, Allyson Reynolds, and Kelly King Anderson in a fun Learning Circle-type discussion about how they pick their priorities (or at least how they’re trying…).
This article was originally published on December 31, 2013. I grew up thinking that the mandatory requirement of New Year’s Day was to create a long list of resolutions. So I did. And I still do. (Because it’s a habit…and because it’s fun.) But what I’ve come to learn over the past few years […]
In this fun episode from our archives, Saren interviews her 9-year-old twins about their summer goals and about why goals and some “productive” activities are important during the summer. Feel free to have your children join you in listening to this one!
Are you feeling excited but also overwhelmed by the new school year? In a recent article entitled “This School Year, I’m Cutting Myself Some Slack,” author Victoria Fedden offers some wisdom to mothers for avoiding getting “manic” in our goal-setting at this time of year.
Trying to set and accomplish goals as a mother with children (let alone little ones underfoot) can be a shaky if not downright doomed process. How can we remedy this reality to still seek out progress for ourselves and our families?
Ironmom, the story of a woman who used Ironman races to cope after a personal tragedy, reminds us that most mothers have to dig themselves out of a hard spot at some point, so we need to learn to dig deep within ourselves and to rely on those who can help.