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The start of a new year for many of us means a time to set goals for improvement. Perhaps it’s decluttering our home. Maybe it’s starting a new allowance system for our children, or sticking to a budget ourselves. Of course there is always the popular goal of getting healthier in the coming year. All of these are wonderful goals but too often we can get derailed and find ourselves wondering where we went wrong. Learn 4 keys for goal-setting success and share your own goals and strategies here!
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.
Most of us set some personal resolutions in January. But what about our families? This is a great time to discuss what’s working and not working in our families and decide on some things we’re going to work on together.
Traditions can be such a powerful part of this season! What is your favorite family tradition and why do you choose to carry it on? Check out some inital thoughts here and then share your answer in the comments.
In this episode, Saren talks with her parents (Richard and Linda Eyre, NYTimes #1 Bestselling Authors of parenting books) about what they feel was most important as they reflect on their 43 years of parenting their nine children.
I’ve realized that sometimes I say no without even thinking I could say yes. So the past few months, I’ve been trying say yes more – even though Children + Yes = More Mess.
Great relationships with our children require an investment of time and energy, and one-on-one time (though often tricky to get) is a fantastic way to build family bonds that will last. Join Saren and April as they share tried-and-true ideas for making one-on-one time effective and enjoyable.
When I was growing up, my siblings and I worked hard in November and December to earn money for Christmas presents. You see, along with the joy of receiving, my parents really wanted us to fully experience the joy of GIVING at Christmastime. So from the time we were very young, we worked, earned money and purchased all our own Christmas gifts. And some of my favorite holiday memories are centered on the gifts I was able to give to family members and the thoughtful gifts I received from siblings.
Check out some great ideas and insights for protecting what matters most during the holidays — and enjoy great suggestions for holiday read-aloud classics.
In this episode, Power of Families Founder, Saren, and her sister Saydi share their favorite Thanksgiving and Christmas memories and traditions and offer principles to guide you as you create unique traditions for your family. (Spoiler alert – the traditions that are beautiful to your family may not be Pinterest-worthy – but it’s the FEELING that counts!)