Okay, mothers of the world. What’s it going to be this year? Are you going to set big pie-in-the-sky goals/resolutions/whatever you want to call them, or are you going to simply try a little harder to do/be a little better?
Posts in the "Timely Topics" category:
Setting Up Good School-Day Routines
Are you ready to get back into school routines? Check out the charts and morning, after-school and evening routines Saren’s family came up with.
Speak His Love Language this Father’s Day
Ready for Father’s Day? Check out this post full of simple and meaningful ideas for working with your children to make Father’s Day wonderful.
Mothers Day with Less Stress and More Meaning
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas for gifts for your mom, grandma, mother-in-law, friends – and for yourself!
Are Your Kids Getting Enough Sleep?
Do you have a good bedtime routine for your kids? If so, will you please tell Allyson Reynolds about it?
Halloween: Fun or Frightful?
Is Halloween getting a little out of control? Do you love or hate Halloween? Check out this article for great ideas about how you can maximize the fun and minimize the frightful aspects of Halloween in your family.
Taking (some of) the Stress out of Christmas Day
I think having a totally stress-free holiday as The Mother is completely unrealistic. I don’t expect perfection, but these are a few of the strategies I’m going to employ over the next few days so that I can experience as little stress as possible on the big day.
Just a mom?
Do you ever feel inadequate? Does it ever seem like all your hard work as a mom isn’t amounting to much? This beautiful video helps put things into perspective.
Book Summary: Good Pictures Bad Pictures: Porn-Proofing Today’s Young Kids
Good Pictures Bad Pictures is an easy and powerful tool that I believe can make all the difference in protecting our families from addiction. I would love it if every family owned a copy of this book. Think of how many innocent children would be saved!
Encore: Planning What Matters Most for Christmas – Episode 184
With the holidays right around the corner, Saren and April offer great ideas to help you figure out what events and activities are most important for YOUR family and plan how to get things done in an efficient and stress-free way.
Encore: 30 Days of Sex Talks – Episode 176
This is one of the most uncomfortable parts of parenthood, right? Speaking with our children about intimacy, sexual relationships and other really personal topics such as how treating sexually transmitted diseases is usually simple if you do it on time. Well, it doesn’t have to be. Dina Alexander, from Educate and Empower Kids, has made this […]
Project Show Up!
Instead of getting discouraged about what is going on in the political process, get involved and make a difference! You don’t have to be an expert; there are simple things you can do to begin to show up!