Family road trips can be wonderful! Check out these concrete tips on packing (list included), car time, hotels and more from a mom with lots of road trip experience.
I love the feeling of checking things off my list and progressing towards goals. But I’m learning to cherish the “doing” just as much as the “getting it done.” Parenthood is about beautiful processes, not just end results.
Check out these super-simple, meaningful ideas for celebrating and enhancing the love in your home before and during Valentine’s Day.
Routines help things run smoothly and cut down on stress. Setting up the right routines and educating our children about how the routines should work is important. But we’ve got to cut ourselves some slack when things don’t go as planned! There’s always tomorrow…
Most of us set some personal resolutions in January. But what about our families? This is a great time to discuss what’s working and not working in our families and decide on some things we’re going to work on together.
Check out some great ideas and insights for protecting what matters most during the holidays — and enjoy great suggestions for holiday read-aloud classics.
It’s so fun to see our kids’ excitement when they’re opening gifts. But it’s oh-so beautiful to see our kids delight as they GIVE gifts. Here are some simple ways to help your kids get excited about giving.
Saren shares simple, tried-and-true ideas for how your children can help children in need during the holidays.
In this episode, Saren and her sister Shawni (runs the website 71 Toes) offer simple ideas to help kids feel more grateful for what they have and recognize their blessings.
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas to help your family really feel the joy of gratitude this month.
In this week’s episode, Saren reads her popular post, A Deliberate Mother’s Guide to Simple Halloween Fun, and shares some of the great comments added by readers. The principles shared here apply to ALL holidays!
How do we handle the hyped-up but somewhat meaningless holiday of Halloween? Saren shares what works for her family when it comes to costumes, pumpkins, sugar, parties, and scary but not-too-scary books and movies.