n this fun episode from a couple years ago, 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!
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We all want to raise responsible, grateful, helpful children. But that can be a challenge in a society where children feel they “need” the latest and greatest phone, clothing, etc. and where children feel put-upon to help out around the house because apparently none of their friends ever have to clean their rooms or do the dishes or complete whatever task we ask of them. In this episode, Saren offers some concrete ideas that can help.
In this week’s episode, Saren and April (from Power of Moms) share detailed, tried-and-true ideas for summer learning and fun. We hope it fills your mind with fun do-able ideas that will work for you and your family!
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 Stephanie Langford from Entrefamily.com about her amazing and budget-friendly around-the-world family travels and how every family can help their children become “citizens of the world.”
Saren shares what her family gained through the wild and wonderful adventure of spending a month visiting 12 National Parks. The principles offered apply to all families whether they’d like to do a big trip or simply spend a little more time outside together as a family.
In this week’s episode, Saren interviews her sister Saydi about the simple, kid-friendly Christ-centered Easter activities she has developed.. Gathering ideas from many sources, Saydi has created a plan for how families can celebrate Christ’s miracles, teachings, Atonement, death and resurrection in tangible and beautiful ways.
In this week’s episode, Saren, her mom, Linda Eyre, and sisters, Shawni and Saydi, talk about how hard it can be to involve our kids in basic housework and brainstorm concrete ideas for how to get kids to participate in housework in a positive and effective way.
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)
In this week’s brand new episode, Power of Families Director Saren and her sisters, Shawni and Saydi, and her mom, Linda Eyre discuss their thoughts, ideas and experiences about technology and screentime in today’s world and in their own families.
In this episode, Saren shares some experiences she’s had with one of those age-old parenting issues – getting kids to clean up their room. She also shares some helpful tips for figuring out when it may be time to “give up” or simply let up on certain things that we want our children to do as we respect their opinions and needs and build our relationships with them.
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.