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Power of Moms is an online gathering place for thousands of deliberate mothers around the globe. In this podcast, April will bring you lively discussions, thought-provoking interviews, and inspiring ideas to help you find more peace, purpose, order, and joy in motherhood (and person-hood!)

Power of Moms is an online gathering place for thousands of deliberate mothers around the globe. In this podcast, April will bring you lively discussions, thought-provoking interviews, and inspiring ideas to help you find more peace, purpose, order, and joy in motherhood (and person-hood!)
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Power of Moms is an online gathering place for thousands of deliberate mothers around the globe. In this podcast, April will bring you lively discussions, thought-provoking interviews, and inspiring ideas to help you find more peace, purpose, order, and joy in motherhood (and person-hood!)

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English


Episodes

Holiday Planning Workshop - Lesson 4 [BONUS Episode]

11/12/2018
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Here in Lesson 4 of our Holiday Planning Workshop we've taken the audio from our video lesson, detailing how to organize your brainstorm from Lesson 2 digitally. We teach the steps to follow in Asana, but feel free to use your favorite digital project manager. Prefer paper? Go back to Lesson 3 to learn how to do this same step with Post-it notes! Want the video? Sign up at https://PowerOfMoms.com/Holiday.

Duration:00:08:52

Holiday Planning Workshop - Lesson 3 [BONUS Episode]

11/10/2018
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Today in our Holiday Planning Workshop Lesson 3 we organize your brainstormed tasks and projects by time frame, using Post-it notes. Listen in to Lesson 4 to learn how to do this same step digitally! The audio explains the steps but if you want more support sign up for the support templates, videos, and photos at https://PowerOfMoms.com/Holiday.

Duration:00:11:44

Holiday Planning Workshop - Lesson 2 [BONUS Episode]

11/8/2018
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Lesson 2 of our Holiday Planning Workshop will help you get everything out of your mind through an effective brainstorm session, so that you can more clearly see what matters most. If you want an incredibly organized holiday season--with low stress and lots of support in getting the logistics taken care of, listen to this audio--and then sign up for the support templates, videos, and photos at https://PowerOfMoms.com/Holiday.

Duration:00:08:00

Holiday Planning Workshop - Lesson 1 [BONUS Episode]

11/6/2018
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Today's podcast features Lesson 1 of our Holiday Planning Workshop. Following David Allen's Natural Planning Model (featured in the book Getting Things Done), we're talking about purpose, principles, and outcome visioning. If you want an incredibly organized holiday season--with low stress and lots of support in getting the logistics taken care of, listen to this audio--and then sign up for the support templates, videos, and photos at https://PowerOfMoms.com/Holiday.

Duration:00:08:26

Tried and True Holiday Planning Tips [Season 3, Episode 7]

11/1/2018
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Join April and Saren as they discuss how to plan your holidays so you can focus on what matters most! Enjoy! For full show notes, please visit powerofmoms.com/3-7 For our special workshop with Power of Moms and LearnDoBecome visit learndobecome.com/holiday

Duration:00:30:02

Gauging progression, Teens are capable & Parenting Special Needs- Audio Post [Season 3, Episode 6]

10/25/2018
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We have three EXCELLENT audio posts today from mothers in our community who will help us learn to gauge our progress, get dinner on the table with help from the children, and reduce the "mom guilt" we feel when we can't do it all. Enjoy!!!! For full show notes, please visit https://powerofmoms.com/3-6/

Duration:00:26:07

A Mother's Influence, Teaching Kindness and the Value of Play [Season 3, Episode 5]

10/18/2018
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Listen in as April reads three of our popular posts about influence, being kind, and playing with our families. For full show notes, please visit powerofmoms.com/3-5

Duration:00:25:42

Halloween Ideas [Season 3, Episode 4]

10/11/2018
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We recently received this question from a Power of Moms Community member that sparked a great discussion at Power of Moms: "What low stress, Halloween traditions does your family love? We just received an invite to go trick-or-treating. If you love Halloween, you may be counting down, if you're like me, you may feel dread. What activities can my family do, costumes can I use and decorations can I put out to help this holiday feel uplifting and enjoyable for me, not just an expensive, time...

Duration:00:14:51

Appreciating the Now, Being Open About Our Challenges, and Strategic Parenting - Audio Posts [Season 3, Episode 3]

9/20/2018
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Today we're presenting three great posts from deliberate mothers in our community who have a LOT of wisdom to share! Enjoy Allyson Reynolds' perspective on how to appreciate the "now," Heidi Bartle's fantastic advice about starting hard conversations with our children about mental illness (or other issues you may be dealing with), and Whitney Archibald's detailed report on how she's created incredible structure and purpose inside her home and family. So grateful to have you with us at Power...

Duration:00:27:05

Make Laundry a Beautiful Experience [Season 3, Episode 2]

9/13/2018
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I KNOW it sounds crazy. How on earth can washing dirty clothes and linens be a beautiful experience? And why would we even want it to be beautiful? Isn’t laundry mundane, dirty work that we should do everything in our power to avoid? Ahhh, I understand the angst associated with laundry. Truly. But today I want to change the way you do laundry. And it has nothing to do with the soap you use or the way you fold or how you set up your laundry schedule. For a summary and Show Notes, visit ...

Duration:00:27:28

What My 18-Year-Old Actually Remembers from Childhood [Season 3, Episode 1]

8/30/2018
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I spent a lot of time worrying about "not being enough" for my children (and everyone else) while they were young. But when I asked my 18-year-old what she actually remembered from her years of childhood, it turns out she didn't even NOTICE all the things I was worried about. Come listen to the conversation and take a deep breath! It all works out. :) For full show notes, see powerofmoms.com/radio/

Duration:00:53:21

Encore Podcast: Organizing a Beautiful Life that Fits on One Plate [Season 2 - Episode 22]

8/23/2018
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We all know what it’s like to feel overwhelmed. I think that’s a daily occurrence for most mothers. But what do we do when we feel like we can barely breathe? A friend of mine once shared some wise, wise words: “Whenever I feel like my family is ‘getting in the way’ of my life, that’s an indicator that I have too much on my plate.” Light bulb moment! In this audio post, I’ll share with you a strategy that has consistently helped me to manage what’s on my plate–and in the process, find...

Duration:00:20:48

Encore Podcast: Outer Order Contributes to Inner Calm with Gretchen Rubin [Season 2 - Episode 21]

8/16/2018
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So we invited Gretchen to join us on Power of Moms Radio to talk about this idea more in depth. When our homes are a mess, it feels impossible to function. But cleaning closets and wiping kitchen counters seems to “make our brains work better” and enables us to breathe more fully. But is the reverse also true? Does inner calm lead to outer order? Does outer order sometimes create a facade of inner calm? Is the word “contributes” the key here? (Meaning there’s more at play than we may...

Duration:00:51:04

How to Organize School Papers - Bonus Episode with Alia and April

8/15/2018
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The new school year is just around the corner, and if you already cringing at the thought of your countertops overrun with projects and papers, today's podcast is here to help! For Show Notes, visit https://powerofmoms.com/bonus-school-papers And for a free video from Alia, where she'll teach your children how to use three simple folders and a calendar to keep their desks and spaces clean, sign up at http://LearnDoBecome.com/s4s

Duration:00:25:34

Encore Podcast: Finding Hope and Beauty in Motherhood with Rachel Nielson [Season 2 - Episode 20]

8/9/2018
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Mother Rachel Nielson found Power of Moms when she had a colicky newborn baby and she felt desperate for hope. In the years since, her challenges as a mother have changed as her children have gotten older, but she has continued to turn to our community for inspiration. She has also written articles for our website about concrete ways that she finds hope and fulfillment as a mother, even in the hardest of times. In today’s podcast, Rachel reads four of her articles for you: What If I Don’t...

Duration:00:29:34

Encore Podcast: Sibling Rivalry (What To Do?) [Season 2, Episode 19]

8/2/2018
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If your children bicker and argue (and we’re guessing they do), what do you do about it? In this week’s encore radio show, Saren and April discuss some of their own experiences handling sibling rivalry (some that work, some that don’t!). They talk about when to ignore the arguing, which discipline strategies work best for them, and where they go for additional answers. Once you’ve listened to the podcast, please share your thoughts below! For full show notes, please visit...

Duration:00:24:43

Encore Podcast: Ideas for Working Together – April and Eric Perry [Season 2 – Episode 18]

7/25/2018
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In this podcast (formerly Episode 56), April and Eric Perry discuss some of their ideas for working as a team when it comes to establishing family values, goals, and habits. You’ll hear the inside scoop on how they tailored the Do-It-Yourself Summer Camp Kit to their own family–plus lots of ideas for setting up simple systems that will bring our families greater progress and deeper family relationships. For full show notes, please visit powerofmoms.com/2-18

Duration:00:30:24

Encore Audio Post: Keeping Your Cool [Season 2 - Episode 17]

7/19/2018
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Do you start ever start the day as Mary Poppins but end it as Miss Hannigan? Does your temper sometimes get the best of you? Patience is a virtue that every mom struggles with from time to time. When everyone is throwing needs in our direction and our own needs aren’t being met and our house is a mess and our brain is a jumbled of things we’re worried about, it’s so hard to keep our cool! In this week’s episode, Saren and April talk openly and honestly about some methods they’ve found to...

Duration:00:36:39

Encore Audio Post: Inspiration for a No-Stress Summer [Season 2, Episode 16]

7/12/2018
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Are you getting worried about summer? Often we want to use this season wisely and well, but be relaxed at the same time. We want to spend time with our kids, but we also don’t want them to drive us crazy! This audio post has three articles with lots of ideas about how to achieve that perfect summer balance! For full show notes, please visit powerofmoms.com/2-16

Duration:00:21:37

Self Care Is Not Selfish, When It Feels Hard to 'Enjoy Every Moment,' and How to Be a Happy Mother--Audio Posts! [Season 2, Episode 15]

6/29/2018
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We have three more audio posts for you today! "Self Care Is Not Selfish" by Lucille Zimmerman and "When It Feels Hard to 'Enjoy Every Moment'" by Mary Karlee Mullen and "How to Be a Happy Mother When Everything Isn't Perfect" by Heather Saunders. These are designed specifically to help you find more joy in motherhood, but not because every moment will be FUN, but because you'll learn how to take care of yourself, enjoy the "overall" process, and find joy when life most definitely does NOT...

Duration:01:50:51