Power of Moms Co-Director, Saren, spent a solid month visiting the 12 oldest National Parks in the west last summer (camping the whole way!). In this week’s episode, Saren shares how this all came about and what her family gained through this wild and wonderful adventure.

For full show notes, see powerofmoms.com/201

Direct download: 201_WhyFamiliesNeedNature_Saren.mp3
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Children of all ages often feel that they don't have all the freedom they want and this can be manifest in tantrums and power struggles and teenage rebellion. How do we decide what choices our children should have? How do we help them recognize the freedom they already have? How do we help them learn to make good choices?

In this episode, April and Saren discuss how and when to give our children the freedom and control they crave.  For full show notes, please visit powerofmoms.com/200

Direct download: 200.POMRadio.Choices.AprilSaren.mp3
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It's easy to criticize our children and notice everything they're not doing, but how can we acknowledge their VALUE and help them to also acknowledge value in their siblings?

Listen to a fun interview with April Perry and Colin Boyd--and then a lively discussion with April and Saren as they learn how to apply those great ideas.

You'll find the results will empower your whole family!

For full show notes, see powerofmoms.com/199

Direct download: 199_Acknowledgement_April_and_Saren.mp3
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Enjoy this encore podcast with April Perry and DeAnne Flynn about setting goals with children.  DeAnne Flynn is an inspiring mother of seven children (ages 8-22) who had tons of great tips to share.  Listen in as they discuss teaching children to help around the house, not solving all their problems for them, and more!  For full show notes, please visit powerofmoms.com/198


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Power of Moms Co-Director, Saren, recently visited her sister, Saydi, who is currently living and of working on a farm with her family. While there, Saren and Saydi recorded this episode where they share the story of how Saydi and family were able to make their dream of farm life happen and how all moms can create beautiful experiences and memories for their families. For full show notes, please visit powerofmoms.com/197

Direct download: 197.POMRadio.BeautifulDreams.SarenSaydi.mp3
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Today's podcast is a flash back 6 years ago to one of our original podcasts at Power of Moms:

We all know that love is an important ingredient in any family, but how do you show love to yourself and your family members amidst all the thousands of things there are to do each day?

Direct download: 196_Practical_Ways_to_Love_Our_Families.mp3
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Looking for easy ways to make the month of February and Valentine's Day in particular, special for your family? These 3 audio posts are chock full of easy, but meaningful activities to help your family draw closer together- any time of the year!  For full show notes, please visit powerofmoms.com/195


Direct download: 195.POMRadio.Audio.AllYouNeedIsLove.mp3
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Are you looking for a treasure trove of amazing resources for teaching your children values, character, and history?

Two incredible mothers, Jennifer Brimhall and Jessee Stewart, have created a website that you must know about. It's called Raise the Good, and its goal is to help mothers educate the hearts of their children. 

For show notes, see powerofmoms/194

Direct download: 194.POMRadio.JenniferBrimhall.RaisetheGood.mp3
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Podcasts have changed my (April's) life in SO many ways. Honestly, it was the gateway towards many of my best friendships. It's helped me to connect with hundreds of thousands of family-centered individuals around the world. It's been the means for solving some of my bigget problems. I love podcasts. So how does that apply to mothers? In today's episode with John Lee Dumas, founder of Podcasters' Paradise and host of the top-rated podcast, "Entrepreneur on Fire," we're going to walk you through some simple ways you can turn to podcasts to bless your life AND we'll show you how easy it is to create your OWN show. I know...sounds scary. I promise it's not.   For full show notes, please visit powerofmoms.com/193

Direct download: 193.POMRadio.JohnLeeDumas_-_12317_8.55_PM.mp3
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