Is it OK for our children to have smart phones? Should they be able to have their phones in their rooms at night? Should we set limits on how much time they spend doing different things on their phones and on the computer? What are some ways to monitor what they are doing on their […]
At this time of year, it’s so easy to get caught up in the letters to Santa, the hustle and bustle of getting gifts for our children, and the parties that we lose track of some of the most beautiful opportunities this season has to offer. In this episode, Saren shares concrete ideas for teaching children about giving and creating quality family time during the holidays.
In this episode, Saren and real food expert, Stephanie Langford, talk about what “real food” is, why it’s so important, and share concrete and totally doable tips for integrating more healthly foods into our family’s diet – without spending a lot of time or money.
Join April and Saren for a lively discussion about three of the main issues we struggle with in our families – positive communication (reducing all that yelling and whining!), effective routines, and helping our children become more capable and independent.
Check out the Loosli Family after school routine. It involves two important questions and some good snacks.
Want some fresh ideas for making your family road trips more fun and enjoyable? Saren shares her best tips here. (And she’s a pro…)
What do you see in this photo? The beautiful flowers in the sun? Or the messy papers and dirty windows? As we look at our lives as mothers, we can CHOOSE which parts to focus on. And happiness comes from focusing on the beauty we can always find.
In this episode, Saren offers great ideas on how we can more happily accept the hard stuff that is inevitably part of our lives as mothers while figuring out how to decrease or eliminate some things that just aren’t working for us.
In this 30-minute episode, Saren interviews her father, New York Times #1 Bestselling Author Richard Eyre, about his latest book, The Turning: Why The State of the Family Matters and What the World Can Do About It Some of the main points addressed in this interview: There are many outside forces undermining strong families in […]
In this podcast, veteran teacher Amanda Roos talks with Saren about helpful principles that work really well in teaching AND in parenting.
Children’s Picture Books I Love You Through and Through Love You Forever The Kissing Hand You Are My I Love You Guess How Much I Love You? Wherever You Are My Love Will Find You Love Bugs The Giving Tree How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You? You are Special I Love You To The Moon […]
I read this article in a magazine last week that really struck a chord with me. It talked about how our thoughts can really drive us forward towards the things we want most – or they can bog us down and hold us back and lead us away from what we really want. Most of […]