We have a lot of great authors here at The Power of Moms, and three of them came through this week with a fantastic smorgasbord of ideas to help moms and families with their school year routines.
I (April) met Joanne Miller in person a few months ago, though I’ve known of her for years. Knowing what I know now, I wish it hadn’t taken me so long to find her. You know how deliberate motherhood feels utterly impossible sometimes? Maybe you feel like you’re stretched too thin or that the cards are totally stacked […]
When I woke up 30 minutes before my alarm went off, I thought, “If I wake Spencer up right now, he could play the game for a little while before it’s time to leave.” Then came a little internal battle: Really? Do you EVER wake up a sleeping child so he can play a video game?
If your children have recently gone back to school or your school year is about to begin, you’re probably going through some of the same things we’re going through. There are lots of emotions involved and new schedules to consider. Some of us are redefining ourselves as we enter a new stage of motherhood. Join […]
It didn’t matter what I looked like, how much baby weight remained, how dirty the rest of the house was. Everything that meant anything to me in that moment was before me. My dream had come true.
Do you ever feel anxious, overwhelmed, or like you can BARELY hang on? This podcast–and the incredible books written by Dr. David Burns–will be a gift you give yourself…and your children.
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.
In the spirit of encouraging growth and freedom, I’ve made a list of things I will not fix for my kids this summer…
In today’s podcast, author Rachel Nielson reads four of her articles about concrete ways that she finds hope and fulfillment as a mother, even in the hardest of times.
Most of us experience difficult circumstances at one time or another in our lives, and our need for support can be literally like needing air to breathe. But even in good circumstances, we still need others! This book teaches us that needing others is not shameful, but wise.
My children feel the influence of my own mother’s patience, love and sacrifice, through my best attempts to emulate her. Her influence continually fills our hearts with love.
What kind of schooling is right for our children? Public school? Charter school? Neighborhood school? Private school? Homeschool? There are so many choices these days! In this popular episode from our archives, April and Saren share what works for them and offer helpful ideas to help you decide what is right for your children and […]