Children of all ages often feel that they don’t have all the freedom they want and this can be manifest in tantrums, power struggles and rebellion. In this episode, we address how and when to give our children the freedom and control they crave.
In this week’s episode, Saren interviews Kristen Jensen, author of the bestseller Good Pictures, Bad Pictures: Porn-Proofing Today’s Young Kids. Saren and Kristen discuss why pornography can be so dangerous for our children and offer simple, specific steps every parent can take to educate and empower their children. (Includes a free printable)
The word “housework” is often corrected to “drudgery,” “whining,” and “necessary evil.” But housework can actually be a fun and meaningful relationship-building activity. Saren and April share practical and simple ideas for how we can get our children effectively and positively involved in keeping up our homes.
In this episode, April and Saren offer concrete ideas to help you decide together who you want to be as a family and come up with fun family mottos, mission statements, cheers, and/or songs to help you support that vision.
Saren and her sister Shawni (who runs the popular blog, 71 Toes), discuss simple ways to help our children appreciate all that they have and experience the joy of gratitude more fully.
Feeling overwhelmed by the stuff in your home? In this episode, April and Saren offer practical tips for streamlining and organizing the toys, clothes, dishes and furnishings – with the help of the whole family. Join the conversation!
Join Saren and April for a lively discussion about how we can create super-simple but very meaningful “rituals” with our families during our morning routines, after-school snack time, dinner time and tuck-in time.
At Power of Moms, we believe that motherhood is beautiful, noble, and essential for growing strong families and strong communities. But since it’s so easy to get distracted, we asked our community to answer this question and remind all of us what matters most: In 10 words or less, what did you love best about […]
While some children are more prone to tantrums than others, most moms need to deal with their kids’ emotional outbursts or uncontrolled anger at some point. In this episode, April and Saren offer some very helpful and concrete ideas.
Power of Moms Co-Director, Saren, spent a solid month visiting the 12 oldest National Parks in the west last summer (camping the whole way!). In this week’s encore episode, Saren shares how this all came about and what her family gained through this wild and wonderful adventure. The principles offered apply to all families whether […]
April shares a fun interview with Colin Boyd on a two-step process we can use to acknowledge our children. April and Saren then carry on the conversation with more ideas on how we can acknowledge more and criticize less.
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.