Are your children shocked by the consequences of their actions? Try this simple system to help them connect their choices with the consequences they experience.
Posts in the "Establishing Systems" category:
Does your screen time plan need an update? Check out Allyson’s seven tips on making peace with screens.
With a little imagination and creativity, mundane daily tasks can be transformed into fun memories. When you add a spoonful of sugar, it really does help the medicine go down. When you find the fun, “Snap! The job’s a game!”
Whatever your family size, age, and personality, we can help make this summer your family’s best yet!
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!
I used to have more mom-related demands in some areas (diaper changing, mess-clean-up, bathing and feeding kids) and a lot less in others (driving to activities, helping with homework, dealing with moods, emotions, and friend drama). As my mom always says, life doesn’t get easier – it just gets different.
There are nine minutes in the day that can have the most impact on a child. Author Amy Makechnie has a sure way to make the most of them.
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 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.
Who does the laundry? And makes the dinner? And still has the energy to bathe the kids? Amanda Hamilton Roos explores how you can share the load of housework with your family and why you should.
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.